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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: 20%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 17' North, Longitude: 31° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.20 meters/second, 1599.1 km/hour, 993.6 miles/hour or 863.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.56 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"993.50 miwest0° 11' 01.4"12.63 misouth993.81 mi
24 hours11° 44' 31.4"803.75 mieast4° 38' 17.7"318.72 misouth868.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaThu 9:28 AM1169 km727 miles631 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaThu 7:28 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarThu 10:28 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulThu 10:28 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauThu 10:28 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 7:28 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouth S
ConakryThu 10:28 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmEast E
NouakchottThu 10:28 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 10:28 AM2053 km1276 miles1108 nmEast E
BelémThu 7:28 AM2135 km1327 miles1153 nmWest-southwest WSW
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