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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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 38° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.07 meters/second, 1515.9 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"941.68 miwest0° 02' 59.1"3.42 misouth941.83 mi
24 hours11° 41' 01.5"758.23 mieast1° 38' 01.7"112.39 misouth770.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 6:44 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 4:44 AM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmSouthwest SW
Ponta Delgada *Sun 7:44 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Sun 7:44 AM2327 km1446 miles1257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BridgetownSun 3:44 AM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarSun 7:44 AM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboSun 4:44 AM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottSun 7:44 AM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmEast E
Fort-de-FranceSun 3:44 AM2431 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 3:44 AM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmWest W
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