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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 04:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 46' North, Longitude: 50° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.78 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.3"938.70 miwest0° 01' 23.8"1.60 misouth938.78 mi
24 hours11° 38' 51.2"753.46 mieast0° 59' 57.2"68.74 misouth759.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Fri 12:22 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownFri 12:22 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Fri 12:22 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauFri 12:22 AM1323 km822 miles715 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceFri 12:22 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesFri 12:22 AM1362 km846 miles735 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Fri 12:22 AM1366 km848 miles737 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownFri 12:22 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouthwest SW
Saint George'sFri 12:22 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouthwest SW
Port of SpainFri 12:22 AM1644 km1021 miles888 nmSouthwest SW

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