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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 7:24:00 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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 41' North, Longitude: 22° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.31 meters/second, 1531.1 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miSouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"951.11 miWest0° 05' 13.6"5.99 miSouth951.37 mi
24 hours11° 37' 26.5"761.78 miEast2° 30' 16.2"172.24 miSouth786.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaMon 6:24 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MindeloMon 6:24 AM360 km224 miles195 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaMon 6:24 AM442 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouMon 7:24 AM591 km368 miles319 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottMon 7:24 AM656 km408 miles354 nmEast E
Saint-LouisMon 7:24 AM669 km416 miles361 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 7:24 AM672 km417 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsMon 7:24 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 7:24 AM716 km445 miles386 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaMon 7:24 AM791 km492 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE

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