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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 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 27° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.09 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.3"939.46 miwest0° 01' 56.0"2.22 minorth939.37 mi
24 hours11° 40' 06.5"755.28 mieast0° 19' 40.0"22.55 minorth754.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 4:20 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaFri 4:20 AM663 km412 miles358 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaFri 4:20 AM765 km476 miles413 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottFri 5:20 AM1244 km773 miles671 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarFri 5:20 AM1258 km782 miles679 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulFri 5:20 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauFri 5:20 AM1604 km996 miles866 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnFri 5:20 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 5:20 AM1898 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth N
ConakryFri 5:20 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmSoutheast SE
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