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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: 82%

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 23:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' North, Longitude: 45° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.84 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 33' 21.1"997.19 miwest0° 10' 08.5"11.61 minorth997.06 mi
24 hours10° 42' 34.9"733.72 mieast3° 50' 57.4"264.56 minorth776.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneFri 8:24 PM844 km524 miles456 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 8:24 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémFri 8:24 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboFri 8:24 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownFri 7:24 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmWest W
FortalezaFri 8:24 PM1494 km928 miles807 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownFri 7:24 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainFri 7:24 PM1803 km1121 miles974 nmWest W
KingstownFri 7:24 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest-northwest WNW
CastriesFri 7:24 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
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