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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: 52%

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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 10' North, Longitude: 38° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.62 meters/second, 1507.0 km/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.1"936.17 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth936.12 mi
24 hours11° 48' 26.2"761.85 mieast0° 04' 46.2"5.47 misouth762.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 7:10 AM1681 km1045 miles908 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Sat 8:10 AM2188 km1360 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Sat 8:10 AM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarSat 8:10 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 8:10 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmEast E
CayenneSat 5:10 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulSat 8:10 AM2429 km1510 miles1312 nmEast-southeast ESE
BridgetownSat 4:10 AM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 5:10 AM2512 km1561 miles1356 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 4:10 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmWest W
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