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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 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 52' North, Longitude: 28° 24' 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' 42.6"1003.75 miwest0° 12' 07.8"13.89 misouth1003.87 mi
24 hours11° 56' 49.0"826.34 mieast4° 54' 50.8"337.66 misouth892.23 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 7:38 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeFri 6:38 AM1225 km761 miles662 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 6:38 AM1243 km772 miles671 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 8:38 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 9:38 AM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmNortheast NE
FreetownFri 9:38 AM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 9:38 AM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorFri 6:38 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulFri 9:38 AM1907 km1185 miles1029 nmNortheast NE
DakarFri 9:38 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNortheast NE
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