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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: 96%
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 Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 11' North
Longitude: 32° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.99 meters/second, 1569.6 km/hour, 975.3 miles/hour or 847.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.6"975.13 miwest0° 08' 10.1"9.36 minorth974.88 mi
24 hours11° 09' 00.8"747.88 mieast2° 56' 12.7"201.95 minorth769.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 2:18 AM812 km504 miles438 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaTue 2:18 AM920 km572 miles497 nmEast E
DakarTue 3:18 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmEast E
BanjulTue 3:18 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 3:18 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 3:18 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmEast E
ConakryTue 3:18 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaTue 12:18 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FreetownTue 3:18 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnTue 3:18 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
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