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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: 17%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 50' South, Longitude: 1° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.17 meters/second, 1609.8 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.24 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 29' 28.8"1000.14 miwest0° 12' 20.6"14.14 misouth1000.11 mi
24 hours12° 31' 34.6"864.52 mieast4° 52' 13.6"334.68 misouth923.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSat 8:38 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSat 8:38 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraSat 8:38 AM1050 km653 miles567 nmNorth N
LomeSat 8:38 AM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSat 9:38 AM1238 km769 miles669 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSat 8:38 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosSat 9:38 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 9:38 AM1325 km824 miles716 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownSat 8:38 AM1408 km875 miles760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalaboSat 9:38 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmNortheast NE
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