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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 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 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: 1° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.47 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' 41.0"736.46 mieast4° 16' 54.6"294.22 minorth791.10 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 PM358 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraThu 7:24 PM372 km231 miles201 nmNorthwest NW
CotonouThu 8:24 PM379 km235 miles204 nmNorth N
Porto NovoThu 8:24 PM395 km245 miles213 nmNorth N
LagosThu 8:24 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BohiconThu 8:24 PM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth N
AbeokutaThu 8:24 PM487 km302 miles263 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtakpaméThu 7:24 PM511 km318 miles276 nmNorth N
IbadanThu 8:24 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Benin CityThu 8:24 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE

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