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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 21:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 30° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.28 meters/second, 1523.8 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.78 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.3"946.54 miwest0° 03' 51.8"4.43 minorth946.36 mi
24 hours11° 34' 40.6"754.77 mieast1° 07' 19.8"77.19 minorth756.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumWed 12:14 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AswanTue 11:14 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kharga OasisTue 11:14 PM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
Al-UbayyidWed 12:14 AM706 km438 miles381 nmSouth S
LuxorTue 11:14 PM722 km448 miles390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanWed 12:14 AM729 km453 miles394 nmEast E
KostiWed 12:14 AM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KassalaWed 12:14 AM795 km494 miles429 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneyWed 12:14 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSoutheast SE
Al-FashirWed 12:14 AM840 km522 miles454 nmSouthwest SW

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