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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: 98%

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 Friday, November 30, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 3° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.60 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"938.36 miwest0° 01' 05.2"1.25 misouth938.41 mi
24 hours11° 39' 38.5"754.05 mieast0° 52' 38.2"60.35 misouth758.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TindoufFri 2:10 AM874 km543 miles472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KoutialaFri 1:10 AM951 km591 miles514 nmSouth S
In SalahFri 2:10 AM952 km592 miles514 nmNortheast NE
KoudougouFri 1:10 AM963 km598 miles520 nmSouth S
OuagadougouFri 1:10 AM968 km602 miles523 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoFri 1:10 AM1010 km627 miles545 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyFri 2:10 AM1027 km638 miles555 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnFri 1:10 AM1182 km735 miles638 nmNorthwest NW
MarrakechFri 1:10 AM1266 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottFri 1:10 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmWest-southwest WSW
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