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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 Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 47' North
Longitude: 17° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"938.73 miwest0° 01' 13.8"1.41 minorth938.66 mi
24 hours11° 41' 38.4"756.44 mieast0° 02' 44.2"3.14 minorth756.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouThu 1:20 AM95 km59 miles51 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 1:20 AM363 km225 miles196 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaThu 1:20 AM382 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RossoThu 1:20 AM524 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisThu 1:20 AM548 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsThu 1:20 AM671 km417 miles362 nmSouth S
DakarThu 1:20 AM679 km422 miles366 nmSouth S
Cape BojadorThu 1:20 AM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToubaThu 1:20 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SerekundaThu 1:20 AM824 km512 miles445 nmSouth S
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