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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 06:20:00 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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 47' North, Longitude: 6° 40' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.3"950.59 miwest0° 05' 07.7"5.88 misouth950.85 mi
24 hours11° 37' 36.5"761.56 mieast2° 27' 59.7"169.63 misouth785.40 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 AM503 km312 miles271 nmWest W
BamakoMon 6:20 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoutialaMon 6:20 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaMon 6:20 AM734 km456 miles396 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoMon 6:20 AM833 km518 miles450 nmSouth S
KoudougouMon 6:20 AM857 km533 miles463 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bobo-DioulassoMon 6:20 AM879 km546 miles475 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriMon 6:20 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouMon 6:20 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
TambacoundaMon 6:20 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouthwest SW

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