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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 = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 5:16:00 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: 61%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 2° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 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"940.89 miWest0° 02' 44.6"3.15 miSouth941.04 mi
24 hours11° 41' 20.1"757.94 miEast1° 32' 21.6"105.88 miSouth768.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuSun 5:16 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSun 5:16 AM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth S
OuagadougouSun 5:16 AM901 km560 miles487 nmSouth S
KoudougouSun 5:16 AM904 km562 miles488 nmSouth S
TamanrassetSun 6:16 AM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-northeast ENE
TidjikjaSun 5:16 AM921 km572 miles497 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoutialaSun 5:16 AM929 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameySun 6:16 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoSun 5:16 AM1018 km632 miles550 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnSun 5:16 AM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorthwest NW

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