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

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 20:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 30' North, Longitude: 42° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.43 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 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' 17.4"946.88 miwest0° 03' 56.3"4.52 minorth946.70 mi
24 hours11° 34' 19.7"754.65 mieast1° 09' 11.4"79.32 minorth756.08 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 11:24 PM138 km86 miles75 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakkahTue 11:24 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahTue 11:24 PM400 km249 miles216 nmNorthwest NW
SanaTue 11:24 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahTue 11:24 PM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth S
Port SudanTue 11:24 PM541 km336 miles292 nmWest W
KerenTue 11:24 PM585 km364 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
AsmaraTue 11:24 PM588 km365 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
MedinaTue 11:24 PM619 km384 miles334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MendeferaTue 11:24 PM636 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW

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