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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
This phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 40' North
Longitude: 24° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.35 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 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"951.27 miwest0° 05' 14.6"6.01 misouth951.53 mi
24 hours11° 37' 24.7"761.88 mieast2° 30' 39.8"172.70 misouth786.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 6:34 AM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth S
Santa MariaMon 6:34 AM308 km191 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 6:34 AM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouMon 7:34 AM856 km532 miles462 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarMon 7:34 AM906 km563 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 7:34 AM939 km583 miles507 nmEast E
ThièsMon 7:34 AM946 km588 miles511 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoMon 7:34 AM989 km614 miles534 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulMon 7:34 AM1056 km656 miles570 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 7:34 AM1247 km775 miles674 nmSoutheast SE
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