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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 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 01' North
Longitude: 14° 52' 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"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.5"937.20 miwest0° 00' 23.6"0.45 misouth937.22 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.0"756.45 mieast0° 36' 35.0"41.95 misouth759.13 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 AM226 km141 miles122 nmWest W
DakhlaSat 5:16 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottSat 5:16 AM345 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RossoSat 5:16 AM508 km316 miles274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToubaSat 5:16 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
El AaiúnSat 5:16 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SmaraSat 5:16 AM713 km443 miles385 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThièsSat 5:16 AM722 km449 miles390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarSat 5:16 AM753 km468 miles407 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *Sat 6:16 AM791 km491 miles427 nmNorth N
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