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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: 41%
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 Monday, November 19, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 39' South
Longitude: 12° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.60 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 47.6"985.54 miwest0° 10' 31.7"12.06 minorth985.89 mi
24 hours11° 44' 38.3"798.43 mieast4° 21' 55.0"300.02 minorth857.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 6:06 PM967 km601 miles522 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaMon 6:06 PM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 6:06 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 6:06 PM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 6:06 PM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmNorth N
ConakryMon 6:06 PM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmNorth N
AccraMon 6:06 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
LomeMon 6:06 PM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
RecifeMon 3:06 PM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmWest W
São ToméMon 6:06 PM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmEast-northeast ENE
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