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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 06:54:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 06:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 44' North, Longitude: 14° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.20 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
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' 10.8"5.94 misouth951.13 mi
24 hours11° 37' 31.2"761.68 mieast2° 29' 12.2"171.01 misouth785.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottMon 6:54 AM135 km84 miles73 nmWest-southwest WSW
RossoMon 6:54 AM264 km164 miles142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouMon 6:54 AM332 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-LouisMon 6:54 AM345 km214 miles186 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TidjikjaMon 6:54 AM366 km228 miles198 nmEast E
ToubaMon 6:54 AM440 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThièsMon 6:54 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarMon 6:54 AM524 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakhlaMon 6:54 AM560 km348 miles303 nmNorth N
TambacoundaMon 6:54 AM564 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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