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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: 60%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 7° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.80 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.6"941.05 miwest0° 02' 46.7"3.19 misouth941.20 mi
24 hours11° 41' 17.5"758.02 mieast1° 33' 09.7"106.81 misouth769.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 5:36 AM415 km258 miles224 nmWest-southwest WSW
SmaraSun 5:36 AM797 km496 miles431 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TindoufSun 6:36 AM806 km501 miles435 nmNorth N
BamakoSun 5:36 AM857 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
NouakchottSun 5:36 AM878 km546 miles474 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakhlaSun 5:36 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest-northwest WNW
El AaiúnSun 5:36 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorthwest NW
Cape BojadorSun 5:36 AM919 km571 miles496 nmNorthwest NW
KoutialaSun 5:36 AM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoSun 5:36 AM930 km578 miles502 nmWest-southwest WSW
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