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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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 00' North, Longitude: 36° 38' 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"937.26 miwest0° 00' 32.6"0.62 misouth937.29 mi
24 hours11° 42' 44.0"756.52 mieast0° 40' 06.6"45.99 misouth759.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 5:46 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Sat 6:46 AM2135 km1326 miles1153 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarSat 6:46 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmEast-southeast ESE
Angra do Heroísmo *Sat 6:46 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottSat 6:46 AM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmEast E
BanjulSat 6:46 AM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSat 3:46 AM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmSouthwest SW
BissauSat 6:46 AM2461 km1530 miles1329 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSat 6:46 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmEast-northeast ENE
BridgetownSat 2:46 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmWest-southwest WSW
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