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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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' North, Longitude: 21° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.30 meters/second, 1531.1 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"951.09 miwest0° 05' 13.3"5.99 misouth951.35 mi
24 hours11° 37' 27.0"761.77 mieast2° 30' 10.1"172.12 misouth786.20 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 6:20 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MindeloMon 6:20 AM424 km264 miles229 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaMon 6:20 AM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouMon 7:20 AM526 km327 miles284 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottMon 7:20 AM583 km362 miles315 nmEast E
Saint-LouisMon 7:20 AM603 km375 miles326 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 7:20 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 7:20 AM646 km402 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsMon 7:20 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaMon 7:20 AM730 km454 miles394 nmSoutheast SE

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