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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 2:33 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 23, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 07' North, Longitude: 24° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.69 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 33' 22.5"999.11 miwest0° 10' 19.6"11.83 minorth998.99 mi
24 hours10° 41' 14.7"733.57 mieast3° 56' 13.8"270.58 minorth778.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OboFri 7:36 PM288 km179 miles155 nmSoutheast SE
BriaFri 7:36 PM290 km180 miles157 nmWest-southwest WSW
WauFri 9:36 PM386 km240 miles208 nmEast E
BiraoFri 7:36 PM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BambariFri 7:36 PM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
YambioFri 9:36 PM511 km317 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kaga-BandoroFri 7:36 PM593 km369 miles320 nmWest W
SarhFri 7:36 PM715 km444 miles386 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al-FashirFri 9:36 PM725 km450 miles391 nmNorth N
BanguiFri 7:36 PM730 km454 miles394 nmWest-southwest WSW

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