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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 2:46:00 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: 98%

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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 31° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.71 meters/second, 1532.6 km/hour, 952.3 miles/hour or 827.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.87 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.4"952.00 miWest0° 04' 57.1"5.68 miNorth951.79 mi
24 hours11° 29' 39.1"753.45 miEast1° 34' 17.6"108.10 miNorth757.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloWed 1:46 AM735 km457 miles397 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaWed 1:46 AM962 km598 miles519 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarWed 2:46 AM1581 km982 miles853 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottWed 2:46 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmEast E
BanjulWed 2:46 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauWed 2:46 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnWed 2:46 AM2112 km1313 miles1141 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 2:46 AM2185 km1357 miles1180 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta DelgadaWed 1:46 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 2:46 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmEast-southeast ESE

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