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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 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 45' North, Longitude: 12° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.17 meters/second, 1530.6 km/hour, 951.1 miles/hour or 826.5 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"950.86 miwest0° 05' 10.0"5.92 misouth951.12 mi
24 hours11° 37' 32.6"761.70 mieast2° 28' 53.2"170.66 misouth785.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaMon 6:44 AM141 km87 miles76 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 6:44 AM349 km217 miles188 nmWest-southwest WSW
RossoMon 6:44 AM408 km253 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisMon 6:44 AM500 km310 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouMon 6:44 AM511 km317 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToubaMon 6:44 AM543 km338 miles293 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaMon 6:44 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth S
ThièsMon 6:44 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaMon 6:44 AM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FarafenniMon 6:44 AM648 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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