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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 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 27' North, Longitude: 34° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 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 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.2"1001.59 miwest0° 12' 09.9"13.93 misouth1001.79 mi
24 hours12° 02' 42.4"831.72 mieast4° 58' 59.3"342.41 misouth900.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 9:28 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaFri 8:28 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeFri 8:28 AM1277 km793 miles689 nmSouth S
BelémFri 8:28 AM1605 km997 miles866 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 10:28 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 8:28 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneFri 8:28 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmWest W
ParamariboFri 8:28 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest W
DakarFri 11:28 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 11:28 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmEast-northeast ENE
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