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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: 100%

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 Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 20:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 29' North, Longitude: 46° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.49 meters/second, 1524.6 km/hour, 947.3 miles/hour or 823.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 17.9"947.01 miwest0° 03' 57.9"4.55 minorth946.83 mi
24 hours11° 34' 11.8"754.60 mieast1° 09' 53.4"80.13 minorth756.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitTue 11:04 PM461 km287 miles249 nmWest-southwest WSW
SanaTue 11:04 PM541 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RiyadhTue 11:04 PM572 km356 miles309 nmNorth N
Al MukallaTue 11:04 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahTue 11:04 PM670 km416 miles362 nmSouthwest SW
HofufTue 11:04 PM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Ta'izzTue 11:04 PM725 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdenTue 11:04 PM765 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahTue 11:04 PM773 km481 miles418 nmWest-northwest WNW
DohaTue 11:04 PM797 km495 miles430 nmNortheast NE

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