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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' North, Longitude: 19° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.27 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"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"951.03 miwest0° 05' 12.7"5.97 misouth951.29 mi
24 hours11° 37' 28.0"761.75 mieast2° 29' 54.9"171.83 misouth786.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouMon 7:14 AM376 km234 miles203 nmNortheast NE
NouakchottMon 7:14 AM403 km250 miles218 nmEast E
Santa MariaMon 6:14 AM409 km254 miles221 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisMon 7:14 AM453 km282 miles245 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 7:14 AM482 km300 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 7:14 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsMon 7:14 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 6:14 AM581 km361 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
ToubaMon 7:14 AM591 km367 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
MindeloMon 6:14 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
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