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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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 33° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.05 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 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' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.1"939.37 miwest0° 01' 53.6"2.17 minorth939.27 mi
24 hours11° 40' 11.9"755.31 mieast0° 18' 39.3"21.39 minorth754.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 4:46 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaFri 4:46 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarFri 5:46 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottFri 5:46 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmEast E
BanjulFri 5:46 AM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 5:46 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Fri 5:46 AM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauFri 5:46 AM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnFri 5:46 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 5:46 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmEast-southeast ESE
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