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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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 49' North
Longitude: 20° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 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' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.8"938.49 miwest0° 01' 12.0"1.38 misouth938.56 mi
24 hours11° 39' 21.9"753.86 mieast0° 55' 18.5"63.42 misouth758.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouFri 2:20 AM387 km241 miles209 nmEast E
Santa MariaFri 1:20 AM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottFri 2:20 AM585 km364 miles316 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaFri 2:20 AM590 km367 miles319 nmNortheast NE
MindeloFri 1:20 AM623 km387 miles336 nmSouthwest SW
RossoFri 2:20 AM706 km439 miles381 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaFri 1:20 AM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarFri 2:20 AM765 km476 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsFri 2:20 AM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToubaFri 2:20 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSoutheast SE
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