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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 8° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.7 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 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.5"938.39 miwest0° 01' 07.2"1.28 misouth938.45 mi
24 hours11° 39' 33.9"753.99 mieast0° 53' 24.1"61.23 misouth758.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaFri 1:30 AM384 km239 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
SmaraFri 1:30 AM723 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TindoufFri 2:30 AM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth N
DakhlaFri 1:30 AM814 km506 miles440 nmWest-northwest WNW
NouakchottFri 1:30 AM826 km513 miles446 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cape BojadorFri 1:30 AM836 km519 miles451 nmNorthwest NW
El AaiúnFri 1:30 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouadhibouFri 1:30 AM871 km542 miles471 nmWest W
RossoFri 1:30 AM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamakoFri 1:30 AM908 km564 miles491 nmSouth S
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