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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 28° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.40 meters/second, 1531.5 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"951.32 miwest0° 05' 16.0"6.04 misouth951.59 mi
24 hours11° 37' 22.5"761.88 mieast2° 31' 11.6"173.29 misouth786.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 6:50 AM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaMon 6:50 AM630 km391 miles340 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 6:50 AM668 km415 miles361 nmSoutheast SE
DakarMon 7:50 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 7:50 AM1319 km819 miles712 nmEast E
BanjulMon 7:50 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 7:50 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 7:50 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 7:50 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 7:50 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-southeast ESE
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