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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 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° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.16 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"950.78 miwest0° 05' 09.9"5.92 misouth951.04 mi
24 hours11° 37' 32.7"761.64 mieast2° 28' 50.8"170.61 misouth785.71 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 AM113 km70 miles61 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 6:44 AM377 km234 miles203 nmWest W
RossoMon 6:44 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisMon 6:44 AM523 km325 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouMon 6:44 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToubaMon 6:44 AM562 km349 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaMon 6:44 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThièsMon 6:44 AM645 km401 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaMon 6:44 AM655 km407 miles354 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FarafenniMon 6:44 AM662 km412 miles358 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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