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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 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 02:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 40° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.3"938.45 miwest0° 01' 04.7"1.24 minorth938.39 mi
24 hours11° 41' 43.9"756.33 mieast0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth756.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 1:56 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneWed 11:56 PM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownWed 10:56 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 10:56 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceWed 10:56 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauWed 10:56 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesWed 10:56 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 10:56 PM2264 km1407 miles1222 nmWest W
ParamariboWed 11:56 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmSouthwest SW
KingstownWed 10:56 PM2323 km1444 miles1254 nmWest-southwest WSW
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