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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 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 43' North
Longitude: 16° 37' 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"950.99 miwest0° 05' 11.4"5.95 misouth951.25 mi
24 hours11° 37' 30.0"761.76 mieast2° 29' 27.4"171.32 misouth785.99 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 AM98 km61 miles53 nmSoutheast SE
NouadhibouMon 7:00 AM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth N
RossoMon 7:00 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisMon 7:00 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth S
ToubaMon 7:00 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth S
ThièsMon 7:00 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouth S
DakarMon 7:00 AM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth S
TidjikjaMon 7:00 AM548 km340 miles296 nmEast E
DakhlaMon 7:00 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth N
FarafenniMon 7:00 AM580 km360 miles313 nmSouth S
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