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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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 27° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.39 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 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"951.35 miwest0° 05' 15.6"6.03 misouth951.61 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.2"761.91 mieast2° 31' 01.1"173.11 misouth786.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 6:44 AM311 km193 miles168 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaMon 6:44 AM515 km320 miles278 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 6:44 AM575 km357 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
DakarMon 7:44 AM1137 km707 miles614 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 7:44 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast E
BanjulMon 7:44 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 7:44 AM1462 km908 miles789 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 7:44 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 7:44 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 7:44 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmSoutheast SE
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