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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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 34° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.50 meters/second, 1531.8 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"951.60 miwest0° 05' 18.3"6.08 misouth951.86 mi
24 hours11° 37' 18.5"762.03 mieast2° 32' 05.0"174.32 misouth786.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 7:14 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:14 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 8:14 AM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:14 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:14 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:14 AM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Angra do Heroísmo *Mon 8:14 AM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El AaiúnMon 8:14 AM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmEast-northeast ENE
CayenneMon 5:14 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmSouthwest SW
ConakryMon 8:14 AM2460 km1528 miles1328 nmEast-southeast ESE
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