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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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 37° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 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"0.06 minorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.8"942.34 miwest0° 03' 20.6"3.83 minorth942.18 mi
24 hours11° 38' 53.4"756.12 mieast0° 53' 58.7"61.89 minorth756.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 6:20 AM1602 km995 miles865 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarFri 7:20 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 7:20 AM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Fri 7:20 AM2270 km1410 miles1226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottFri 7:20 AM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmEast E
CayenneFri 4:20 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulFri 7:20 AM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmEast-southeast ESE
BridgetownFri 3:20 AM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboFri 4:20 AM2484 km1544 miles1341 nmSouthwest SW
BissauFri 7:20 AM2524 km1569 miles1363 nmEast-southeast ESE
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