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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: 80%
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 Friday, November 23, 2012 at 18:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 05' North
Longitude: 27° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.72 meters/second, 1608.2 km/hour, 999.3 miles/hour or 868.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 33' 22.5"999.25 miwest0° 10' 20.0"11.84 minorth999.13 mi
24 hours10° 41' 12.0"733.62 mieast3° 56' 25.3"270.82 minorth778.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauFri 9:24 PM111 km69 miles60 nmNortheast NE
JubaFri 9:24 PM547 km340 miles295 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalakalFri 9:24 PM562 km349 miles303 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuluFri 9:24 PM740 km460 miles400 nmSoutheast SE
KisanganiFri 8:24 PM760 km472 miles410 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraFri 9:24 PM829 km515 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
KampalaFri 9:24 PM959 km596 miles518 nmSoutheast SE
SarhFri 7:24 PM996 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
BanguiFri 7:24 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmWest-southwest WSW
BimboFri 7:24 PM1023 km635 miles552 nmWest-southwest WSW
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