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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 43' North
Longitude: 38° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.57 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.2"992.16 miwest0° 11' 17.7"12.94 misouth992.49 mi
24 hours11° 45' 42.0"804.26 mieast4° 43' 35.9"324.82 misouth871.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaFri 11:28 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouth S
BelémFri 11:28 AM1564 km972 miles844 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneFri 11:28 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 1:28 PM1789 km1111 miles966 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboFri 11:28 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest W
RecifeFri 11:28 AM1906 km1185 miles1029 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GeorgetownFri 10:28 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest W
BridgetownFri 10:28 AM2338 km1453 miles1263 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorFri 11:28 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth S
DakarFri 2:28 PM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmEast-northeast ENE
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