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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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' North, Longitude: 22° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.31 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"951.19 miwest0° 05' 13.7"5.99 misouth951.45 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.4"761.84 mieast2° 30' 18.6"172.29 misouth786.31 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 6:24 AM236 km147 miles128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MindeloMon 6:24 AM337 km209 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaMon 6:24 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouMon 7:24 AM617 km384 miles333 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottMon 7:24 AM684 km425 miles370 nmEast E
DakarMon 7:24 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsMon 7:24 AM727 km452 miles393 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 7:24 AM743 km461 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaMon 7:24 AM816 km507 miles440 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerekundaMon 7:24 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSoutheast SE
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