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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 phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 21:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 33° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.02 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.4"939.30 miwest0° 01' 34.4"1.81 minorth939.22 mi
24 hours11° 41' 18.5"756.52 mieast0° 11' 03.5"12.68 minorth756.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanThu 12:46 AM374 km232 miles202 nmEast-southeast ESE
JeddahThu 12:46 AM561 km349 miles303 nmEast E
KhartoumThu 12:46 AM580 km361 miles313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahThu 12:46 AM627 km390 miles339 nmEast E
KassalaThu 12:46 AM642 km399 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyThu 12:46 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedinaThu 12:46 AM726 km451 miles392 nmNortheast NE
HurghadaWed 11:46 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth N
KerenThu 12:46 AM732 km455 miles395 nmSoutheast SE
AsmaraThu 12:46 AM803 km499 miles434 nmSoutheast SE
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