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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 Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 09' North, Longitude: 62° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.62 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 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 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 20.5"996.69 miwest0° 10' 05.5"11.56 minorth996.54 mi
24 hours10° 42' 57.8"733.79 mieast3° 49' 35.3"262.99 minorth775.68 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 8:06 PM28 km17 miles15 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ciudad BolívarFri 8:06 PM84 km52 miles45 nmWest W
MaturínFri 8:06 PM182 km113 miles99 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San FernandoFri 8:36 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChaguanasFri 8:36 PM303 km188 miles163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port of SpainFri 8:36 PM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ScarboroughFri 8:36 PM405 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint George'sFri 8:36 PM447 km278 miles241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Fernando de ApureFri 8:06 PM517 km321 miles279 nmWest W
CaracasFri 8:06 PM521 km323 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
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