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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 7:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 26° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 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' 51.9"951.24 miWest0° 05' 15.1"6.02 miSouth951.51 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.9"761.84 miEast2° 30' 50.3"172.89 miSouth786.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 6:40 AM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaMon 6:40 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 6:40 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouMon 7:40 AM975 km606 miles526 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarMon 7:40 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 7:40 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmEast E
BanjulMon 7:40 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 7:40 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 7:40 AM1616 km1004 miles872 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 7:40 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSoutheast SE

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