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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 6:24:00 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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 46' North, Longitude: 7° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.09 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' 51.4"950.62 miWest0° 05' 08.1"5.89 miSouth950.88 mi
24 hours11° 37' 35.9"761.57 miEast2° 28' 08.1"169.79 miSouth785.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaMon 6:24 AM401 km249 miles216 nmWest W
TimbuktuMon 6:24 AM539 km335 miles291 nmEast-southeast ESE
BamakoMon 6:24 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth S
KoutialaMon 6:24 AM744 km462 miles402 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaMon 6:24 AM801 km498 miles433 nmSoutheast SE
TambacoundaMon 6:24 AM849 km528 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
SikassoMon 6:24 AM852 km530 miles460 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottMon 6:24 AM884 km549 miles477 nmWest W
RossoMon 6:24 AM902 km560 miles487 nmWest-southwest WSW
Bobo-DioulassoMon 6:24 AM914 km568 miles494 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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