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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 = Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 7:52:00 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: 63%

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 Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 19:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 26' South, Longitude: 15° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.64 meters/second, 1618.7 km/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 40.7"1005.75 miWest0° 11' 21.3"13.00 miNorth1005.88 mi
24 hours10° 47' 59.5"746.80 miEast4° 29' 23.4"308.49 miNorth807.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaWed 7:52 PM994 km618 miles537 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 7:52 PM1121 km697 miles605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 7:52 PM1223 km760 miles660 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroWed 7:52 PM1444 km897 miles779 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanWed 7:52 PM1464 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauWed 7:52 PM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth N
BanjulWed 7:52 PM1651 km1026 miles891 nmNorth N
BamakoWed 7:52 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarWed 7:52 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorth N
AccraWed 7:52 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-northeast ENE

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