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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 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 19° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 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' 45.8"938.48 miwest0° 01' 11.4"1.37 misouth938.54 mi
24 hours11° 39' 23.4"753.87 mieast0° 55' 04.9"63.16 misouth758.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouFri 2:14 AM236 km147 miles128 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 2:14 AM462 km287 miles249 nmSoutheast SE
DakhlaFri 2:14 AM471 km293 miles255 nmNortheast NE
Santa MariaFri 1:14 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouthwest SW
RossoFri 2:14 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisFri 2:14 AM607 km377 miles328 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakarFri 2:14 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsFri 2:14 AM712 km442 miles384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MindeloFri 1:14 AM740 km460 miles400 nmSouthwest SW
ToubaFri 2:14 AM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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