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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 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 39' North
Longitude: 29° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.42 meters/second, 1531.5 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 827.0 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' 52.0"951.43 miwest0° 05' 16.5"6.05 misouth951.70 mi
24 hours11° 37' 21.7"761.95 mieast2° 31' 22.4"173.51 misouth786.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 6:54 AM534 km332 miles289 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 6:54 AM776 km482 miles419 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 7:54 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 7:54 AM1449 km901 miles783 nmEast E
BanjulMon 7:54 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 7:54 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 7:54 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 7:54 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 7:54 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada (Azores) *Mon 7:54 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth N
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