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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 6:50:00 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 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 44' North, Longitude: 13° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.18 meters/second, 1530.7 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"950.83 miWest0° 05' 10.4"5.93 miSouth951.09 mi
24 hours11° 37' 31.8"761.66 miEast2° 29' 03.7"170.85 miSouth785.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottMon 6:50 AM228 km142 miles123 nmWest-southwest WSW
TidjikjaMon 6:50 AM264 km164 miles143 nmEast E
RossoMon 6:50 AM316 km197 miles171 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisMon 6:50 AM406 km252 miles219 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouMon 6:50 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorthwest NW
ToubaMon 6:50 AM476 km296 miles257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThièsMon 6:50 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaMon 6:50 AM550 km342 miles297 nmSouth S
DakarMon 6:50 AM584 km363 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaMon 6:50 AM587 km365 miles317 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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