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

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 30, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 5° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.60 meters/second, 1510.6 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"938.31 miwest0° 01' 06.1"1.26 misouth938.37 mi
24 hours11° 39' 36.5"753.97 mieast0° 52' 58.5"60.74 misouth758.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaFri 1:20 AM625 km389 miles338 nmWest-southwest WSW
TindoufFri 2:20 AM788 km490 miles426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SmaraFri 1:20 AM875 km544 miles472 nmNorthwest NW
OuahigouyaFri 1:20 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoFri 1:20 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoutialaFri 1:20 AM936 km582 miles505 nmSouth S
DoriFri 1:20 AM982 km610 miles530 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnFri 1:20 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
OuagadougouFri 1:20 AM1050 km652 miles567 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottFri 1:20 AM1094 km679 miles590 nmWest-southwest WSW
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