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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 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 28° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.98 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 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"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.46 miwest0° 02' 54.9"3.34 misouth941.61 mi
24 hours11° 41' 07.1"758.15 mieast1° 36' 21.4"110.48 misouth769.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 6:00 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSun 6:00 AM785 km488 miles424 nmSoutheast SE
DakarSun 7:00 AM1313 km816 miles709 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 7:00 AM1319 km820 miles712 nmEast E
BanjulSun 7:00 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 7:00 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 7:00 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada *Sun 7:00 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth N
ConakrySun 7:00 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmSoutheast SE
Angra do Heroísmo *Sun 7:00 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmNorth N
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