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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 6:36:00 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: 50%

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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' North, Longitude: 10° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.13 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' 51.4"950.72 miWest0° 05' 09.2"5.91 miSouth950.98 mi
24 hours11° 37' 34.0"761.61 miEast2° 28' 33.9"170.28 miSouth785.61 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 AM96 km60 miles52 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottMon 6:36 AM579 km360 miles313 nmWest W
RossoMon 6:36 AM611 km380 miles330 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaMon 6:36 AM645 km401 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToubaMon 6:36 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouMon 6:36 AM722 km449 miles390 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamakoMon 6:36 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakhlaMon 6:36 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNorthwest NW
FarafenniMon 6:36 AM788 km490 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
ThièsMon 6:36 AM809 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW

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