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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 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 03' North
Longitude: 26° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.54 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"965.15 miwest0° 07' 26.8"8.54 misouth965.49 mi
24 hours11° 34' 32.0"769.65 mieast3° 21' 01.2"230.35 misouth809.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 7:30 AM212 km132 miles114 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaTue 7:30 AM371 km230 miles200 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaTue 7:30 AM417 km259 miles225 nmEast E
DakarTue 8:30 AM1014 km630 miles547 nmEast E
BanjulTue 8:30 AM1134 km705 miles613 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottTue 8:30 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 8:30 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryTue 8:30 AM1591 km988 miles859 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 8:30 AM1692 km1051 miles914 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnTue 8:30 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmNortheast NE
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