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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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 01' North
Longitude: 5° 11' 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"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.6"937.18 miwest0° 00' 19.7"0.38 misouth937.20 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.2"756.41 mieast0° 35' 00.8"40.15 misouth758.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SmaraSat 4:36 AM915 km569 miles494 nmNorthwest NW
KoutialaSat 4:36 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth S
BamakoSat 4:36 AM974 km605 miles526 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouSat 4:36 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSat 4:36 AM1034 km642 miles558 nmSouth-southeast SSE
El AaiúnSat 4:36 AM1060 km659 miles572 nmNorthwest NW
NiameySat 5:36 AM1136 km706 miles614 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottSat 4:36 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarrakechSat 4:36 AM1208 km751 miles653 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CasablancaSat 4:36 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth N
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