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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: 70%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 14° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.5"937.14 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 misouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.0"756.39 mieast0° 36' 32.4"41.90 misouth759.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSat 5:16 AM254 km158 miles137 nmWest W
DakhlaSat 5:16 AM327 km203 miles177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottSat 5:16 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TidjikjaSat 5:16 AM429 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSat 5:16 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape BojadorSat 5:16 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth N
Saint-LouisSat 5:16 AM588 km365 miles318 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnSat 5:16 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToubaSat 5:16 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SmaraSat 5:16 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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