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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: 61%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 3° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.76 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.5"940.96 miwest0° 02' 44.8"3.15 misouth941.11 mi
24 hours11° 41' 19.8"757.99 mieast1° 32' 24.1"105.94 misouth769.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuagadougouSun 5:16 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth S
KoudougouSun 5:16 AM906 km563 miles489 nmSouth S
KoutialaSun 5:16 AM921 km572 miles497 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahSun 6:16 AM946 km588 miles511 nmNortheast NE
NiameySun 6:16 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSoutheast SE
TindoufSun 6:16 AM950 km591 miles513 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BamakoSun 5:16 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnSun 5:16 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorthwest NW
MarrakechSun 5:16 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottSun 5:16 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmWest W
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