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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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 42' North
Longitude: 31° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.5 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' 56.2"939.40 miwest0° 01' 54.4"2.19 minorth939.31 mi
24 hours11° 40' 09.9"755.30 mieast0° 19' 02.6"21.84 minorth754.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 4:36 AM794 km493 miles429 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaFri 4:36 AM1049 km652 miles567 nmSoutheast SE
DakarFri 5:36 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottFri 5:36 AM1642 km1020 miles886 nmEast E
BanjulFri 5:36 AM1766 km1097 miles953 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauFri 5:36 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 5:36 AM1968 km1223 miles1062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El AaiúnFri 5:36 AM1980 km1231 miles1069 nmEast-northeast ENE
Angra do Heroísmo *Fri 5:36 AM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmNorth N
ConakryFri 5:36 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-southeast ESE
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