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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 06:10:00 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 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' North, Longitude: 4° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.04 meters/second, 1530.1 km/hour, 950.8 miles/hour or 826.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.3"950.51 miwest0° 05' 06.8"5.86 misouth950.77 mi
24 hours11° 37' 38.1"761.52 mieast2° 27' 38.3"169.22 misouth785.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaMon 6:10 AM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriMon 6:10 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaMon 6:10 AM721 km448 miles389 nmSouth S
KoudougouMon 6:10 AM752 km467 miles406 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouMon 6:10 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoMon 6:10 AM790 km491 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SikassoMon 6:10 AM842 km523 miles454 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoMon 6:10 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaMon 6:10 AM893 km555 miles482 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyMon 7:10 AM897 km557 miles484 nmSoutheast SE

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