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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 37' North, Longitude: 22° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.8"1001.36 miwest0° 12' 08.1"13.90 misouth1001.57 mi
24 hours12° 01' 55.0"830.60 mieast4° 58' 32.8"341.88 misouth899.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 10:38 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryFri 10:38 AM1174 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 10:38 AM1192 km741 miles644 nmNortheast NE
PraiaFri 9:38 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth N
BanjulFri 10:38 AM1270 km789 miles686 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 10:38 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 10:38 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottFri 10:38 AM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeFri 7:38 AM1885 km1172 miles1018 nmSouthwest SW
BamakoFri 10:38 AM1888 km1173 miles1019 nmEast-northeast ENE
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