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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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' North, Longitude: 34° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"965.39 miwest0° 07' 29.4"8.58 misouth965.73 mi
24 hours11° 34' 30.5"769.81 mieast3° 21' 58.1"231.42 misouth809.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 8:00 AM971 km603 miles524 nmEast E
PraiaTue 8:00 AM1134 km705 miles612 nmEast E
DakarTue 9:00 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmEast E
BanjulTue 9:00 AM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 9:00 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmEast E
BissauTue 9:00 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmEast E
FortalezaTue 6:00 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryTue 9:00 AM2318 km1440 miles1251 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneTue 6:00 AM2344 km1456 miles1266 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownTue 9:00 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmEast-southeast ESE

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