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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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 36' North, Longitude: 36° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.53 meters/second, 1531.9 km/hour, 951.9 miles/hour or 827.2 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"951.68 miwest0° 05' 19.2"6.10 misouth951.95 mi
24 hours11° 37' 17.1"762.06 mieast2° 32' 26.2"174.73 misouth787.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 7:24 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:24 AM2125 km1320 miles1147 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 8:24 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:24 AM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneMon 5:24 AM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmSouthwest SW
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:24 AM2388 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauMon 8:24 AM2410 km1498 miles1301 nmEast-southeast ESE
Angra do Heroísmo *Mon 8:24 AM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboMon 5:24 AM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaMon 5:24 AM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth S
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