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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: 26%
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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 56' North
Longitude: 23° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.74 meters/second, 1615.5 km/hour, 1003.8 miles/hour or 872.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.73 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"1003.75 miwest0° 12' 07.3"13.88 misouth1003.87 mi
24 hours11° 56' 23.5"825.84 mieast4° 54' 46.2"337.58 misouth891.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 9:18 AM1417 km881 miles765 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 9:18 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 9:18 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 9:18 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaFri 8:18 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 9:18 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeFri 6:18 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmSouthwest SW
DakarFri 9:18 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaFri 6:18 AM1749 km1087 miles945 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottFri 9:18 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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