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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: 69%
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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 01' North
Longitude: 30° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.10 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 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' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.1"937.24 miwest0° 00' 30.0"0.57 misouth937.27 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.8"756.50 mieast0° 39' 05.5"44.82 misouth759.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSat 5:20 AM725 km451 miles392 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSat 5:20 AM988 km614 miles534 nmSoutheast SE
DakarSat 6:20 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 6:20 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmEast E
BanjulSat 6:20 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSat 6:20 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 6:20 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada (Azores) *Sat 6:20 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 6:20 AM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSat 6:20 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmSoutheast SE
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