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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: 21%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' North, Longitude: 15° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.97 meters/second, 1598.3 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.0"992.98 miwest0° 10' 57.4"12.55 misouth993.30 mi
24 hours11° 43' 55.7"802.64 mieast4° 36' 59.8"317.24 misouth866.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ConakryThu 9:18 AM199 km124 miles107 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 9:18 AM217 km135 miles117 nmEast E
BokéThu 9:18 AM287 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KindiaThu 9:18 AM310 km193 miles167 nmNortheast NE
MakeniThu 9:18 AM351 km218 miles190 nmEast E
BissauThu 9:18 AM374 km232 miles202 nmNorth N
BoThu 9:18 AM388 km241 miles209 nmEast E
BafatáThu 9:18 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth N
GabúThu 9:18 AM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaThu 9:18 AM448 km279 miles242 nmEast E

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