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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: 78%
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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 40' North
Longitude: 16° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.17 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"939.62 miwest0° 02' 00.2"2.30 minorth939.52 mi
24 hours11° 39' 57.5"755.24 mieast0° 21' 22.7"24.51 minorth754.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouFri 4:36 AM36 km23 miles20 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottFri 4:36 AM300 km186 miles162 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakhlaFri 4:36 AM349 km217 miles188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RossoFri 4:36 AM472 km294 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisFri 4:36 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth S
TidjikjaFri 4:36 AM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsFri 4:36 AM649 km403 miles351 nmSouth S
ToubaFri 4:36 AM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth S
Cape BojadorFri 4:36 AM652 km405 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarFri 4:36 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth S
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