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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: 89%
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 Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 52' North
Longitude: 30° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.63 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.5"956.40 miwest0° 05' 48.6"6.66 misouth956.69 mi
24 hours11° 17' 56.9"744.06 mieast2° 41' 31.5"185.13 misouth771.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 3:38 AM647 km402 miles349 nmEast E
PraiaSun 3:38 AM862 km536 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 4:38 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 4:38 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmEast E
BanjulSun 4:38 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 4:38 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 4:38 AM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 4:38 AM2096 km1302 miles1132 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownSun 4:38 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada (Azores)Sun 3:38 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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