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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, October 1, 2012 at 2:18:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 1, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' North, Longitude: 28° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.43 meters/second, 1592.8 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 miNorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 46.0"989.53 miWest0° 09' 40.9"11.09 miNorth989.34 mi
24 hours10° 57' 41.5"745.71 miEast3° 36' 28.3"248.00 miNorth781.30 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 AM709 km440 miles383 nmNortheast NE
MindeloMon 1:18 AM792 km492 miles428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarMon 2:18 AM1258 km781 miles679 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulMon 2:18 AM1306 km812 miles705 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 2:18 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 2:18 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 2:18 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmEast E
FreetownMon 2:18 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 11:18 PM1942 km1207 miles1048 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaMon 2:18 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmEast-southeast ESE

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