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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 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 32' North, Longitude: 34° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.94 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"1004.24 miwest0° 11' 24.4"13.06 minorth1004.22 mi
24 hours10° 52' 55.9"751.36 mieast4° 24' 40.7"303.15 minorth807.87 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 1:18 AM849 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaSun 12:18 AM933 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeSun 12:18 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmSouth S
BelémSun 12:18 AM1668 km1036 miles901 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaSun 2:18 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorSun 12:18 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneSun 12:18 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest W
DakarSun 3:18 AM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSun 3:18 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 3:18 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-northeast ENE
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