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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 4:36:00 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: 78%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 16° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.17 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.66 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.9"939.56 miWest0° 02' 00.3"2.30 miNorth939.46 mi
24 hours11° 39' 57.2"755.19 miEast0° 21' 25.3"24.56 miNorth754.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouFri 4:36 AM56 km35 miles30 nmWest-northwest WNW
NouakchottFri 4:36 AM292 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakhlaFri 4:36 AM342 km213 miles185 nmNorth N
RossoFri 4:36 AM467 km290 miles252 nmSouth S
Saint-LouisFri 4:36 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth S
TidjikjaFri 4:36 AM589 km366 miles318 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cape BojadorFri 4:36 AM642 km399 miles347 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToubaFri 4:36 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouth S
ThièsFri 4:36 AM650 km404 miles351 nmSouth S
DakarFri 4:36 AM669 km416 miles361 nmSouth S

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