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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 6:36:00 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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 33° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.11 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' 44.0"937.19 miWest0° 00' 31.5"0.60 miSouth937.22 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.9"756.46 miEast0° 39' 40.4"45.49 miSouth759.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 5:36 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSat 6:36 AM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 6:36 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmEast E
Ponta Delgada *Sat 6:36 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSat 6:36 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSat 6:36 AM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSat 6:36 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySat 6:36 AM2514 km1562 miles1357 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSat 6:36 AM2620 km1628 miles1414 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSat 3:36 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmSouthwest SW

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