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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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 33° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.48 meters/second, 1531.7 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 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' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"951.56 miwest0° 05' 18.0"6.07 misouth951.83 mi
24 hours11° 37' 19.1"762.01 mieast2° 31' 56.5"174.16 misouth786.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:10 AM928 km577 miles501 nmEast E
PraiaMon 7:10 AM1145 km712 miles618 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:10 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 8:10 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:10 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:10 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:10 AM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El AaiúnMon 8:10 AM2288 km1422 miles1235 nmEast-northeast ENE
Angra do Heroísmo *Mon 8:10 AM2304 km1432 miles1244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 8:10 AM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmEast-southeast ESE
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