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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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' North, Longitude: 3° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.52 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 23.8"976.33 miwest0° 08' 18.2"9.51 minorth976.08 mi
24 hours11° 08' 01.8"747.66 mieast2° 59' 40.5"205.91 minorth770.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaTue 1:20 AM116 km72 miles62 nmEast-southeast ESE
DédougouTue 1:20 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth S
KoudougouTue 1:20 AM217 km135 miles117 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouTue 1:20 AM268 km166 miles145 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaTue 1:20 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoTue 1:20 AM317 km197 miles171 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoriTue 1:20 AM367 km228 miles198 nmEast E
SikassoTue 1:20 AM377 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaTue 1:20 AM458 km285 miles247 nmEast-southeast ESE
BamakoTue 1:20 AM515 km320 miles278 nmWest-southwest WSW
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