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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 36%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' North, Longitude: 25° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.95 meters/second, 1609.0 km/hour, 999.8 miles/hour or 868.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.9"999.74 miwest0° 11' 18.6"12.95 misouth999.99 mi
24 hours11° 31' 13.2"792.91 mieast4° 41' 35.9"322.50 misouth858.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 7:38 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauThu 8:38 AM1274 km791 miles688 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 8:38 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNortheast NE
DakarThu 8:38 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
ConakryThu 8:38 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownThu 8:38 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaThu 8:38 AM1618 km1005 miles873 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 8:38 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaThu 5:38 AM1803 km1121 miles974 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeThu 5:38 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmSouthwest SW
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