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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 6:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 69%

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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 30° 04' 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"937.18 miWest0° 00' 29.9"0.57 miSouth937.20 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.8"756.44 miEast0° 39' 02.7"44.77 miSouth759.39 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 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSat 5:20 AM968 km602 miles523 nmSoutheast SE
DakarSat 6:20 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 6:20 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast E
BanjulSat 6:20 AM1660 km1032 miles896 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSat 6:20 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 6:20 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Sat 6:20 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySat 6:20 AM2166 km1346 miles1170 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSat 6:20 AM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmSoutheast SE

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