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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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 54' North, Longitude: 25° 59' 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' 43.1"1003.75 miwest0° 12' 07.5"13.89 misouth1003.87 mi
24 hours11° 56' 36.2"826.09 mieast4° 54' 48.5"337.62 misouth892.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 7:28 AM891 km554 miles481 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 6:28 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 6:28 AM1493 km928 miles806 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 8:28 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmNorth N
FreetownFri 9:28 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 9:28 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 9:28 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 9:28 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 9:28 AM1789 km1111 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 9:28 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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