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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: 92%

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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' North, Longitude: 6° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.80 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.6"961.18 miwest0° 06' 28.0"7.41 minorth960.93 mi
24 hours11° 20' 47.1"750.58 mieast2° 12' 22.0"151.73 minorth761.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoWed 2:20 AM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TidjikjaWed 2:20 AM517 km321 miles279 nmWest-northwest WNW
KoutialaWed 2:20 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaWed 2:20 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoWed 2:20 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoWed 2:20 AM702 km436 miles379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouWed 2:20 AM714 km443 miles385 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouWed 2:20 AM768 km477 miles415 nmSoutheast SE
DoriWed 2:20 AM800 km497 miles432 nmEast-southeast ESE
TambacoundaWed 2:20 AM818 km508 miles442 nmWest-southwest WSW

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