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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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' North, Longitude: 24° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.1"1000.63 miwest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 minorth1000.54 mi
24 hours10° 50' 49.5"746.04 mieast4° 07' 29.3"283.49 minorth794.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 12:18 AM978 km608 miles528 nmNorth N
BissauSun 1:18 AM1188 km738 miles642 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulSun 1:18 AM1206 km749 miles651 nmNortheast NE
DakarSun 1:18 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 1:18 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownSun 1:18 AM1297 km806 miles700 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaSun 1:18 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 1:18 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSat 10:18 PM1888 km1173 miles1020 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 10:18 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmSouthwest SW
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