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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: 72%

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 19:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 59' North, Longitude: 2° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.48 meters/second, 1618.1 km/hour, 1005.4 miles/hour or 873.7 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' 15.1"1005.37 miwest0° 11' 01.3"12.62 minorth1005.36 mi
24 hours10° 39' 41.3"736.47 mieast4° 16' 55.5"294.24 minorth791.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LomeThu 7:24 PM367 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CotonouThu 8:24 PM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth N
Porto NovoThu 8:24 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth N
AccraThu 7:24 PM393 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
LagosThu 8:24 PM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BohiconThu 8:24 PM465 km289 miles251 nmNorth N
AbeokutaThu 8:24 PM479 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtakpaméThu 7:24 PM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northwest NNW
IbadanThu 8:24 PM520 km323 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Benin CityThu 8:24 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE

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