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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: 62%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 14' North, Longitude: 35° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.40 meters/second, 1517.1 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.07 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 07.0"942.40 miwest0° 03' 21.5"3.85 minorth942.24 mi
24 hours11° 38' 48.7"756.08 mieast0° 54' 21.6"62.33 minorth756.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 6:10 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarFri 7:10 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottFri 7:10 AM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmEast E
BanjulFri 7:10 AM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 7:10 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Fri 7:10 AM2179 km1354 miles1177 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 7:10 AM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Fri 8:10 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneFri 4:10 AM2516 km1564 miles1359 nmSouthwest SW
ConakryFri 7:10 AM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmEast-southeast ESE
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