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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 2:04:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 35' North, Longitude: 21° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.87 meters/second, 1533.1 km/hour, 952.6 miles/hour or 827.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.88 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.2"952.35 miWest0° 05' 00.7"5.75 miNorth952.13 mi
24 hours11° 29' 20.5"753.36 miEast1° 35' 48.4"109.83 miNorth757.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaWed 1:04 AM266 km165 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
MindeloWed 1:04 AM415 km258 miles224 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaWed 1:04 AM460 km286 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouWed 2:04 AM535 km333 miles289 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottWed 2:04 AM586 km364 miles317 nmEast E
Saint-LouisWed 2:04 AM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarWed 2:04 AM614 km381 miles331 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsWed 2:04 AM643 km400 miles347 nmSoutheast SE
RossoWed 2:04 AM647 km402 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaWed 2:04 AM728 km452 miles393 nmSoutheast SE

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