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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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 28° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.08 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"939.44 miwest0° 01' 55.4"2.21 minorth939.34 mi
24 hours11° 40' 07.9"755.29 mieast0° 19' 26.0"22.28 minorth754.81 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 AM593 km369 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaFri 4:26 AM860 km534 miles464 nmSoutheast SE
DakarFri 5:26 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottFri 5:26 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmEast E
BanjulFri 5:26 AM1541 km957 miles832 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauFri 5:26 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnFri 5:26 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 5:26 AM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmNorth N
Angra do Heroísmo *Fri 5:26 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth N
ConakryFri 5:26 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmSoutheast SE
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