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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: 97%
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 Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 30' North
Longitude: 31° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.96 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.3 miles/hour or 872.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 41.2"1004.27 miwest0° 11' 24.7"13.07 minorth1004.25 mi
24 hours10° 52' 57.7"751.42 mieast4° 24' 49.2"303.31 minorth808.00 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 NoronhaSun 1:08 AM820 km509 miles443 nmSouth S
FortalezaSun 12:08 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSun 12:08 AM1324 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaSun 2:08 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNortheast NE
BelémSun 12:08 AM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSun 12:08 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarSun 3:08 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSun 3:08 AM2014 km1251 miles1087 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 3:08 AM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySun 3:08 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmEast-northeast ENE
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