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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: 51%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 16:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 35' South, Longitude: 21° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.16 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.63 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.6"998.02 miwest0° 11' 11.8"12.82 minorth998.29 mi
24 hours11° 12' 15.1"769.96 mieast4° 31' 42.4"311.18 minorth832.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TshikapaTue 6:32 PM97 km60 miles52 nmWest W
Mbuji-MayiTue 6:32 PM220 km137 miles119 nmEast-northeast ENE
LucapaTue 5:32 PM227 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuenaTue 5:32 PM606 km377 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalanjeTue 5:32 PM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
UígeTue 5:32 PM737 km458 miles398 nmWest W
KinshasaTue 5:32 PM746 km464 miles403 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleTue 5:32 PM751 km467 miles406 nmWest-northwest WNW
LubumbashiTue 6:32 PM852 km529 miles460 nmSoutheast SE
KisanganiTue 6:32 PM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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