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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:00:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' North, Longitude: 1° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.00 meters/second, 1530.0 km/hour, 950.7 miles/hour or 826.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.2"950.43 miwest0° 05' 05.9"5.84 misouth950.69 mi
24 hours11° 37' 39.6"761.49 mieast2° 27' 16.8"168.81 misouth785.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriMon 6:00 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaMon 6:00 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 6:00 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouth S
NiameyMon 7:00 AM722 km449 miles390 nmSoutheast SE
KoudougouMon 6:00 AM728 km452 miles393 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaMon 6:00 AM782 km486 miles422 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaMon 6:00 AM810 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bobo-DioulassoMon 6:00 AM884 km549 miles477 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SikassoMon 6:00 AM926 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoMon 6:00 AM949 km590 miles512 nmSouthwest SW

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