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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 2:32 PM
Next phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 07' North, Longitude: 60° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.64 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.3"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 33' 20.6"996.82 miwest0° 10' 05.9"11.57 minorth996.68 mi
24 hours10° 42' 54.8"733.83 mieast3° 49' 45.4"263.20 minorth775.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Ciudad GuayanaFri 7:56 PM226 km140 miles122 nmWest W
San FernandoFri 8:26 PM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChaguanasFri 8:26 PM279 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port of SpainFri 8:26 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Georgetown (Guyana)Fri 8:26 PM309 km192 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ciudad BolívarFri 7:56 PM321 km200 miles174 nmWest W
MaturínFri 7:56 PM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
ScarboroughFri 8:26 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorth N
LindenFri 8:26 PM349 km217 miles188 nmSoutheast SE
New AmsterdamFri 8:26 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-southeast ESE
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