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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 = Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 5:44:00 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: 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 17:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 40' North, Longitude: 26° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.58 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 33' 13.7"1005.61 miWest0° 11' 03.5"12.66 miNorth1005.61 mi
24 hours10° 39' 55.5"736.94 miEast4° 18' 05.9"295.58 miNorth792.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiThu 7:44 PM279 km173 miles150 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YambioThu 8:44 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNortheast NE
OboThu 6:44 PM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth N
GomaThu 7:44 PM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuhengeriThu 7:44 PM579 km360 miles313 nmSoutheast SE
WauThu 8:44 PM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MbararaThu 8:44 PM588 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
JubaThu 8:44 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-northeast ENE
BukavuThu 7:44 PM630 km392 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaThu 7:44 PM638 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE

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