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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: 71%

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 Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 38' North, Longitude: 28° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.59 meters/second, 1618.5 km/hour, 1005.7 miles/hour or 873.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 33' 13.6"1005.63 miwest0° 11' 03.7"12.67 minorth1005.63 mi
24 hours10° 39' 57.0"736.99 mieast4° 18' 12.8"295.71 minorth792.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YambioThu 8:34 PM222 km138 miles120 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AruaThu 8:34 PM225 km140 miles122 nmEast E
GuluThu 8:34 PM375 km233 miles203 nmEast E
JubaThu 8:34 PM384 km239 miles208 nmNortheast NE
OboThu 6:34 PM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
MbararaThu 8:34 PM408 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LiraThu 8:34 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast E
RuhengeriThu 7:34 PM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth S
KisanganiThu 7:34 PM477 km296 miles257 nmWest-southwest WSW
GomaThu 7:34 PM477 km296 miles258 nmSouth S

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