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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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 36' North
Longitude: 35° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.52 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 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"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"951.65 miwest0° 05' 18.9"6.09 misouth951.91 mi
24 hours11° 37' 17.7"762.05 mieast2° 32' 17.7"174.57 misouth787.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 7:20 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:20 AM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 8:20 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:20 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:20 AM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 5:20 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmSouthwest SW
Ponta Delgada (Azores) *Mon 8:20 AM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 5:20 AM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmSouth S
El AaiúnMon 8:20 AM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboMon 5:20 AM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmWest-southwest WSW
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