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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 5:26:00 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: 78%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 28° 41' 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"939.38 miWest0° 01' 55.6"2.21 miNorth939.28 mi
24 hours11° 40' 07.6"755.23 miEast0° 19' 28.6"22.33 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
MindeloFri 4:26 AM573 km356 miles310 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaFri 4:26 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottFri 5:26 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmEast E
DakarFri 5:26 AM1366 km849 miles737 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulFri 5:26 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauFri 5:26 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnFri 5:26 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 5:26 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth N
ConakryFri 5:26 AM2027 km1260 miles1094 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownFri 5:26 AM2140 km1330 miles1155 nmSoutheast SE

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