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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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 7° 36' 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
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' 20.7"0.40 misouth937.14 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.4"756.37 mieast0° 35' 24.3"40.60 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 AM485 km301 miles262 nmWest-southwest WSW
TindoufSat 5:46 AM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth N
SmaraSat 4:46 AM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth-northwest NNW
El AaiúnSat 4:46 AM886 km550 miles478 nmNorthwest NW
Cape BojadorSat 4:46 AM902 km560 miles487 nmNorthwest NW
DakhlaSat 4:46 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamakoSat 4:46 AM928 km576 miles501 nmSouth S
NouakchottSat 4:46 AM937 km582 miles506 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouadhibouSat 4:46 AM981 km609 miles529 nmWest W
KoutialaSat 4:46 AM982 km610 miles530 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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