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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 11:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 19' South, Longitude: 1° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.05 meters/second, 1530.2 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.85 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 23' 31.9"950.50 miwest0° 07' 47.1"8.92 misouth950.21 mi
24 hours14° 52' 25.4"982.29 mieast2° 30' 11.1"172.16 misouth990.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 11:08 AM835 km519 miles451 nmWest W
LuandaTue 12:08 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Tue 1:08 PM1686 km1048 miles910 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 11:08 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 12:08 PM2045 km1270 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 12:08 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleTue 12:08 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboTue 12:08 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownTue 1:08 PM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmSoutheast SE
AccraTue 11:08 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNorth N

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