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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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 21' North
Longitude: 20° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.90 meters/second, 1515.3 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 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' 43.8"941.29 miwest0° 02' 51.6"3.28 misouth941.44 mi
24 hours11° 41' 11.4"758.10 mieast1° 35' 04.0"108.99 misouth769.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSun 6:26 AM324 km201 miles175 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSun 6:26 AM499 km310 miles269 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaSun 5:26 AM512 km318 miles276 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaSun 6:26 AM566 km352 miles305 nmNortheast NE
Saint-LouisSun 6:26 AM610 km379 miles329 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSun 6:26 AM620 km385 miles335 nmSoutheast SE
MindeloSun 5:26 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
DakarSun 6:26 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsSun 6:26 AM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 5:26 AM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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