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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 51%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 47' North
Longitude: 6° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.08 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.3"950.66 miwest0° 05' 07.8"5.88 misouth950.92 mi
24 hours11° 37' 36.2"761.61 mieast2° 28' 02.0"169.68 misouth785.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaMon 6:20 AM474 km295 miles256 nmWest W
BamakoMon 6:20 AM688 km427 miles371 nmSouth S
KoutialaMon 6:20 AM725 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SikassoMon 6:20 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouth S
KoudougouMon 6:20 AM873 km543 miles471 nmSoutheast SE
Bobo-DioulassoMon 6:20 AM888 km552 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TambacoundaMon 6:20 AM907 km564 miles490 nmSouthwest SW
OuagadougouMon 6:20 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottMon 6:20 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest W
RossoMon 6:20 AM973 km605 miles525 nmWest-southwest WSW
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