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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: 100%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 1, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 24' South
Longitude: 25° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.36 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 07.1"1005.19 miwest0° 11' 48.9"13.53 minorth1005.32 mi
24 hours11° 02' 02.6"763.06 mieast4° 40' 17.0"320.99 minorth827.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 11:58 PM768 km477 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeFri 10:58 PM1235 km767 miles667 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaFri 10:58 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmWest W
FreetownSat 1:58 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 1:58 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
PraiaSat 12:58 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmNorth N
BissauSat 1:58 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 10:58 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaSat 1:58 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulSat 1:58 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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