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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: 12%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 20° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.1"1001.40 miwest0° 12' 07.7"13.89 misouth1001.61 mi
24 hours12° 01' 46.8"830.48 mieast4° 58' 27.9"341.81 misouth899.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 10:28 AM957 km595 miles517 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 10:28 AM983 km611 miles531 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 10:28 AM1052 km654 miles568 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 10:28 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 10:28 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarFri 10:28 AM1262 km784 miles681 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 9:28 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottFri 10:28 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoFri 10:28 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 10:28 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmEast-northeast ENE
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