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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 7° 20' 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' 20.6"0.40 misouth937.14 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.4"756.37 mieast0° 35' 21.7"40.55 misouth758.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSat 4:46 AM508 km316 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
TindoufSat 5:46 AM741 km460 miles400 nmNorth N
SmaraSat 4:46 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorthwest NW
El AaiúnSat 4:46 AM903 km561 miles488 nmNorthwest NW
Cape BojadorSat 4:46 AM923 km574 miles499 nmNorthwest NW
BamakoSat 4:46 AM929 km578 miles502 nmSouth S
DakhlaSat 4:46 AM934 km580 miles504 nmWest-northwest WNW
NouakchottSat 4:46 AM963 km598 miles520 nmWest-southwest WSW
OuahigouyaSat 4:46 AM975 km606 miles527 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaSat 4:46 AM976 km606 miles527 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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