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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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 36' North
Longitude: 38° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.07 meters/second, 1609.4 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.6"1000.01 miwest0° 11' 20.9"13.00 misouth1000.25 mi
24 hours11° 31' 55.1"793.95 mieast4° 42' 19.0"323.32 misouth859.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaThu 6:32 AM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouth S
BelémThu 6:32 AM1358 km844 miles733 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneThu 6:32 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmWest W
RecifeThu 6:32 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ParamariboThu 6:32 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest W
PraiaThu 8:32 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorThu 6:32 AM2053 km1275 miles1108 nmSouth S
GeorgetownThu 5:32 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmWest W
BridgetownThu 5:32 AM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakarThu 9:32 AM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmEast-northeast ENE
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