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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: 98%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 26° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.79 meters/second, 1532.8 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 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' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.9"952.24 miwest0° 04' 58.9"5.71 minorth952.02 mi
24 hours11° 29' 29.9"753.46 mieast1° 35' 02.7"108.97 minorth757.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloWed 1:24 AM258 km160 miles139 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaWed 1:24 AM452 km281 miles244 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaWed 1:24 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
DakarWed 2:24 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottWed 2:24 AM1125 km699 miles608 nmEast E
BanjulWed 2:24 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauWed 2:24 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnWed 2:24 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 2:24 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownWed 2:24 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSoutheast SE
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