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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: 86%
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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 18' North
Longitude: 10° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.00 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.4"948.22 miwest0° 04' 20.9"4.99 minorth948.03 mi
24 hours11° 32' 12.8"753.36 mieast1° 19' 07.2"90.72 minorth755.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottThu 3:20 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest W
RossoThu 3:20 AM688 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouadhibouThu 3:20 AM758 km471 miles409 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamakoThu 3:20 AM767 km477 miles414 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakhlaThu 3:20 AM784 km487 miles423 nmNorthwest NW
ToubaThu 3:20 AM795 km494 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
SmaraThu 3:20 AM842 km523 miles454 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FarafenniThu 3:20 AM871 km541 miles470 nmSouthwest SW
ThièsThu 3:20 AM890 km553 miles480 nmWest-southwest WSW
GabúThu 3:20 AM899 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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