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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 Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 01:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 27° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.58 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 miles/hour or 821.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.1"944.98 miwest0° 03' 30.1"4.02 minorth944.81 mi
24 hours11° 36' 14.8"755.31 mieast0° 58' 20.8"66.90 minorth755.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloWed 12:14 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaWed 12:14 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaWed 12:14 AM709 km440 miles383 nmSoutheast SE
DakarWed 1:14 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottWed 1:14 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmEast E
BanjulWed 1:14 AM1390 km864 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauWed 1:14 AM1577 km980 miles852 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnWed 1:14 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 1:14 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmSoutheast SE
Ponta DelgadaWed 12:14 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth N
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