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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: 3%

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 Monday, November 12, 2012 at 10:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' South, Longitude: 2° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.84 meters/second, 1561.8 km/hour, 970.5 miles/hour or 843.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"16.17 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 25' 33.0"970.20 miwest0° 10' 18.8"11.82 misouth969.92 mi
24 hours14° 10' 01.1"952.80 mieast3° 41' 20.2"253.64 misouth978.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 10:26 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSouthwest SW
LuandaMon 11:26 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméMon 10:26 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 11:26 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 10:26 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNorth N
AccraMon 10:26 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 11:26 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleMon 11:26 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmEast-northeast ENE
LomeMon 10:26 AM2205 km1370 miles1191 nmNorth N
MalaboMon 11:26 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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