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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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 36° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 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"941.63 miwest0° 02' 58.2"3.40 misouth941.78 mi
24 hours11° 41' 02.8"758.21 mieast1° 37' 38.9"111.95 misouth770.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 6:34 AM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 7:34 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 7:34 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmEast E
Ponta Delgada *Sun 7:34 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Sun 7:34 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSun 7:34 AM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 4:34 AM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmSouthwest SW
BissauSun 7:34 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 7:34 AM2492 km1549 miles1346 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboSun 4:34 AM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmSouthwest SW
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