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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: 68%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 20:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 11' South, Longitude: 18° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.20 meters/second, 1595.5 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.7"991.36 miwest0° 10' 40.0"12.22 minorth991.68 mi
24 hours11° 20' 36.1"774.65 mieast4° 23' 38.1"301.97 minorth835.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 8:32 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeTue 5:32 PM1842 km1144 miles995 nmWest W
MonroviaTue 8:32 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownTue 8:32 PM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryTue 8:32 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanTue 8:32 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorTue 5:32 PM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmWest-southwest WSW
YamoussoukroTue 8:32 PM2277 km1415 miles1229 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaTue 5:32 PM2334 km1451 miles1260 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauTue 8:32 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNorth N
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