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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 07:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 42' North
Longitude: 20° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.28 meters/second, 1531.0 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.7 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"951.10 miwest0° 05' 12.8"5.98 misouth951.37 mi
24 hours11° 37' 27.9"761.81 mieast2° 29' 57.2"171.89 misouth786.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaMon 6:14 AM386 km240 miles208 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouMon 7:14 AM398 km247 miles215 nmNortheast NE
NouakchottMon 7:14 AM431 km268 miles233 nmEast E
RossoMon 7:14 AM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 7:14 AM523 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsMon 7:14 AM542 km337 miles293 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 6:14 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
MindeloMon 6:14 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToubaMon 7:14 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
SerekundaMon 7:14 AM682 km424 miles368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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