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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: 70%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 2° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"937.18 miwest0° 00' 18.7"0.36 misouth937.20 mi
24 hours11° 42' 41.9"756.41 mieast0° 34' 37.4"39.70 misouth758.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaSat 4:26 AM825 km512 miles445 nmSouth S
DoriSat 4:26 AM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahSat 5:26 AM867 km539 miles468 nmNortheast NE
TindoufSat 5:26 AM915 km569 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
OuagadougouSat 4:26 AM966 km601 miles522 nmSouth S
KoudougouSat 4:26 AM972 km604 miles525 nmSouth S
NiameySat 5:26 AM979 km609 miles529 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaSat 4:26 AM998 km620 miles539 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoSat 4:26 AM1081 km672 miles584 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnSat 4:26 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorthwest NW
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