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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: 50%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' North, Longitude: 19° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.26 meters/second, 1530.9 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"951.07 miwest0° 05' 12.3"5.97 misouth951.33 mi
24 hours11° 37' 28.5"761.79 mieast2° 29' 48.8"171.72 misouth786.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouMon 7:10 AM324 km202 miles175 nmNortheast NE
NouakchottMon 7:10 AM331 km205 miles178 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisMon 7:10 AM401 km249 miles216 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 7:10 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaMon 6:10 AM472 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakarMon 7:10 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsMon 7:10 AM487 km303 miles263 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToubaMon 7:10 AM542 km337 miles293 nmSoutheast SE
SerekundaMon 7:10 AM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaMon 6:10 AM635 km395 miles343 nmSouthwest SW
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