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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: 6%

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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' South, Longitude: 31° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.0"1001.86 miwest0° 12' 39.7"14.50 misouth1001.91 mi
24 hours12° 30' 37.1"865.05 mieast5° 02' 27.4"346.40 misouth929.77 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 NoronhaSat 10:02 AM290 km180 miles156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NatalSat 9:02 AM649 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 9:02 AM828 km515 miles447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaSat 9:02 AM867 km538 miles468 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 9:02 AM1494 km928 miles807 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSat 9:02 AM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmWest W
PraiaSat 11:02 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSat 12:02 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSat 12:02 PM2275 km1414 miles1229 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakrySat 12:02 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmEast-northeast ENE
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