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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 1, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 27' North, Longitude: 28° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.43 meters/second, 1592.7 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 46.0"989.59 miwest0° 09' 40.8"11.09 minorth989.40 mi
24 hours10° 57' 41.8"745.76 mieast3° 36' 26.6"247.99 minorth781.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 1:18 AM729 km453 miles394 nmNortheast NE
MindeloMon 1:18 AM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarMon 2:18 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulMon 2:18 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 2:18 AM1414 km878 miles763 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 2:18 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 2:18 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast E
FreetownMon 2:18 AM1684 km1046 miles909 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 11:18 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaMon 2:18 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmEast-southeast ESE
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