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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 08:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 38' North
Longitude: 32° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.46 meters/second, 1531.7 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"951.51 miwest0° 05' 17.4"6.06 misouth951.78 mi
24 hours11° 37' 20.0"761.99 mieast2° 31' 43.8"173.92 misouth786.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:04 AM779 km484 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 7:04 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:04 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 8:04 AM1705 km1059 miles920 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:04 AM1757 km1091 miles948 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:04 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 8:04 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:04 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 8:04 AM2225 km1383 miles1201 nmEast-southeast ESE
Angra do Heroísmo *Mon 8:04 AM2270 km1410 miles1226 nmNorth N
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