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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 33° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.03 meters/second, 1515.7 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.50 miwest0° 02' 57.0"3.38 misouth941.66 mi
24 hours11° 41' 04.2"758.14 mieast1° 37' 13.7"111.46 misouth770.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 6:24 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaSun 6:24 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 7:24 AM1849 km1149 miles999 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 7:24 AM1893 km1177 miles1022 nmEast E
BanjulSun 7:24 AM1988 km1235 miles1074 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Sun 7:24 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Sun 7:24 AM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSun 7:24 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 7:24 AM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySun 7:24 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmEast-southeast ESE
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