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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: 93%

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 Monday, September 3, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 56' North, Longitude: 23° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.59 meters/second, 1604.1 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 32' 50.8"996.70 miwest0° 10' 32.6"12.08 minorth996.56 mi
24 hours10° 52' 51.8"745.52 mieast3° 59' 17.3"274.12 minorth790.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 2:18 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
ZiguinchorMon 3:18 AM938 km583 miles507 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaMon 3:18 AM958 km595 miles517 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 3:18 AM966 km600 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulMon 3:18 AM968 km601 miles523 nmNortheast NE
DakarMon 3:18 AM993 km617 miles536 nmNortheast NE
MindeloMon 2:18 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth N
ConakryMon 3:18 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmEast E
FreetownMon 3:18 AM1127 km700 miles609 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 3:18 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmNortheast NE
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