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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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' North, Longitude: 31° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.44 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 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"951.48 miwest0° 05' 17.0"6.06 misouth951.75 mi
24 hours11° 37' 20.7"761.97 mieast2° 31' 35.2"173.75 misouth786.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:00 AM680 km422 miles367 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 7:00 AM910 km565 miles491 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:00 AM1525 km948 miles824 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 8:00 AM1602 km996 miles865 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:00 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:00 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 8:00 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 8:00 AM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:00 AM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 8:00 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmEast-southeast ESE
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