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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: 4%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 13:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' South, Longitude: 5° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.14 meters/second, 1494.5 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 807.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 21.9"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 21' 57.6"928.35 miwest0° 00' 16.9"0.32 misouth928.33 mi
24 hours15° 02' 50.1"972.33 mieast0° 36' 17.1"41.60 minorth975.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 1:46 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth N
Windhoek *Thu 3:46 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmEast E
LuandaThu 2:46 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméThu 1:46 PM2716 km1687 miles1466 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownThu 3:46 PM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmSoutheast SE
LibrevilleThu 2:46 PM2881 km1790 miles1555 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanThu 1:46 PM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNorth N
KinshasaThu 2:46 PM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 2:46 PM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmNortheast NE
AccraThu 1:46 PM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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