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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 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 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 26° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.9 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"951.32 miwest0° 05' 15.2"6.02 misouth951.58 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.8"761.90 mieast2° 30' 52.6"172.94 misouth786.52 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 AM241 km149 miles130 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaMon 6:40 AM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 6:40 AM509 km317 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
NouadhibouMon 7:40 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarMon 7:40 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 7:40 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmEast E
BanjulMon 7:40 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 7:40 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 7:40 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 7:40 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmSoutheast SE
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