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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 6:06:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 52%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterTuesday, November 20, 2012 at 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 18' South, Longitude: 0° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.46 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.64 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.1"998.62 miWest0° 11' 13.4"12.85 miNorth998.88 mi
24 hours11° 10' 25.9"768.26 miEast4° 31' 57.9"311.45 miNorth831.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméTue 6:06 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmNortheast NE
JamestownTue 6:06 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AccraTue 6:06 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmNorth N
AbidjanTue 6:06 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LibrevilleTue 7:06 PM1361 km846 miles735 nmEast-northeast ENE
LoméTue 6:06 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmNorth N
Porto NovoTue 7:06 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosTue 7:06 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroTue 6:06 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalaboTue 7:06 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmNortheast NE

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