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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 = Saturday, October 6, 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: 70%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 4° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 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"15.62 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"937.12 miWest0° 00' 19.6"0.38 miSouth937.14 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.2"756.36 miEast0° 34' 58.3"40.10 miSouth758.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuSat 4:36 AM511 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TindoufSat 5:36 AM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OuahigouyaSat 4:36 AM865 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriSat 4:36 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSoutheast SE
SmaraSat 4:36 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
KoutialaSat 4:36 AM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth S
BamakoSat 4:36 AM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouSat 4:36 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahSat 5:36 AM1016 km632 miles549 nmNortheast NE
OuagadougouSat 4:36 AM1023 km636 miles552 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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