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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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 24° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.95 meters/second, 1515.4 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.3 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 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.9"941.39 miwest0° 02' 53.4"3.32 misouth941.54 mi
24 hours11° 41' 08.8"758.13 mieast1° 35' 49.6"109.87 misouth769.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 5:46 AM382 km237 miles206 nmSouth S
Santa MariaSun 5:46 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 5:46 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSun 6:46 AM824 km512 miles445 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 6:46 AM972 km604 miles525 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaSun 6:46 AM999 km621 miles539 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSun 6:46 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSun 6:46 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmSoutheast SE
BissauSun 6:46 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnSun 6:46 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmNortheast NE
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