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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 5:46:00 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: 51%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 1° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 424.95 meters/second, 1529.8 kilometres/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.84 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miSouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.0"950.32 miWest0° 05' 04.6"5.82 miSouth950.57 mi
24 hours11° 37' 41.9"761.44 miEast2° 26' 46.8"168.24 miSouth784.96 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuMon 5:46 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
DoriMon 5:46 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyMon 6:46 AM591 km367 miles319 nmSouth S
TamanrassetMon 6:46 AM603 km375 miles326 nmNortheast NE
ArlitMon 6:46 AM616 km383 miles332 nmEast E
OuahigouyaMon 5:46 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouthwest SW
OuagadougouMon 5:46 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiMon 6:46 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSoutheast SE
KoudougouMon 5:46 AM840 km522 miles454 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiMon 6:46 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSouth S

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