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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 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 18' North
Longitude: 37° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.06 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"941.64 miwest0° 02' 58.3"3.41 misouth941.79 mi
24 hours11° 41' 02.6"758.21 mieast1° 37' 43.4"112.04 misouth770.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 6:36 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 7:36 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada (Azores) *Sun 7:36 AM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottSun 7:36 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmEast E
BanjulSun 7:36 AM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 4:36 AM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmSouthwest SW
BissauSun 7:36 AM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboSun 4:36 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 3:36 AM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmWest-southwest WSW
El AaiúnSun 7:36 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmEast-northeast ENE
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