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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: 30%

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 Sunday, November 18, 2012 at 16:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 54' South, Longitude: 3° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.13 meters/second, 1555.7 km/hour, 966.6 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.11 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 27' 29.4"966.46 miwest0° 09' 00.3"10.32 minorth966.86 mi
24 hours12° 34' 57.5"841.13 mieast3° 54' 10.4"268.29 minorth889.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 4:06 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmWest W
LuandaSun 5:06 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 6:06 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 4:06 PM1722 km1070 miles930 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 5:06 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 5:06 PM1742 km1083 miles941 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 5:06 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboSun 5:06 PM2143 km1331 miles1157 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéSun 5:06 PM2252 km1400 miles1216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraSun 4:06 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNorth N

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