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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: 50%

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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' North, Longitude: 10° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.14 meters/second, 1530.5 km/hour, 951.0 miles/hour or 826.4 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' 51.5"950.79 miwest0° 05' 09.3"5.91 misouth951.05 mi
24 hours11° 37' 33.8"761.67 mieast2° 28' 36.1"170.34 misouth785.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaMon 6:36 AM69 km43 miles37 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottMon 6:36 AM551 km342 miles297 nmWest W
RossoMon 6:36 AM585 km363 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaMon 6:36 AM630 km392 miles340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-LouisMon 6:36 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToubaMon 6:36 AM690 km429 miles373 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouMon 6:36 AM695 km432 miles375 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamakoMon 6:36 AM740 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakhlaMon 6:36 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
FarafenniMon 6:36 AM768 km477 miles415 nmSouthwest SW
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