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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: 40%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' North, Longitude: 26° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.53 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.4"965.13 miwest0° 07' 26.7"8.53 misouth965.47 mi
24 hours11° 34' 32.2"769.64 mieast3° 20' 57.4"230.28 misouth809.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 7:28 AM167 km104 miles90 nmNortheast NE
PraiaTue 7:28 AM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaTue 7:28 AM366 km227 miles198 nmEast E
DakarTue 8:28 AM963 km598 miles520 nmEast E
ThièsTue 8:28 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmEast E
BanjulTue 8:28 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottTue 8:28 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 8:28 AM1245 km774 miles673 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryTue 8:28 AM1544 km960 miles834 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 8:28 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmEast-southeast ESE
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