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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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' North, Longitude: 36° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.72 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"965.56 miwest0° 07' 30.2"8.60 misouth965.90 mi
24 hours11° 34' 30.1"769.93 mieast3° 22' 16.9"231.80 misouth809.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 8:10 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmEast E
DakarTue 9:10 AM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmEast E
CayenneTue 6:10 AM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjulTue 9:10 AM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 9:10 AM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmEast E
FortalezaTue 6:10 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmSouth S
BissauTue 9:10 AM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmEast E
ParamariboTue 6:10 AM2331 km1448 miles1259 nmWest-southwest WSW
BelémTue 6:10 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownTue 5:10 AM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmWest W
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