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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 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' North, Longitude: 16° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.22 meters/second, 1530.8 km/hour, 951.2 miles/hour or 826.6 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"950.91 miwest0° 05' 11.3"5.95 misouth951.18 mi
24 hours11° 37' 30.2"761.70 mieast2° 29' 25.0"171.26 misouth785.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottMon 7:00 AM81 km50 miles44 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoMon 7:00 AM251 km156 miles136 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouMon 7:00 AM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-LouisMon 7:00 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSouth S
ToubaMon 7:00 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
ThièsMon 7:00 AM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth S
DakarMon 7:00 AM463 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TidjikjaMon 7:00 AM519 km323 miles280 nmEast E
DakhlaMon 7:00 AM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth N
FarafenniMon 7:00 AM575 km358 miles311 nmSouth S
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