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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 6:26:00 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: 60%

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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' North, Longitude: 19° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.90 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 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' 43.8"941.22 miWest0° 02' 51.5"3.28 miSouth941.37 mi
24 hours11° 41' 11.6"758.05 miEast1° 35' 01.4"108.94 miSouth769.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSun 6:26 AM296 km184 miles160 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSun 6:26 AM475 km295 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaSun 5:26 AM529 km329 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaSun 6:26 AM545 km339 miles294 nmNortheast NE
Saint-LouisSun 6:26 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSun 6:26 AM600 km373 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
MindeloSun 5:26 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
DakarSun 6:26 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsSun 6:26 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 5:26 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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