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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 8:10:00 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 phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 33° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.48 meters/second, 1531.7 km/hour, 951.8 miles/hour or 827.1 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' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"951.49 miWest0° 05' 17.8"6.07 miSouth951.75 mi
24 hours11° 37' 19.3"761.95 miEast2° 31' 54.0"174.10 miSouth786.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:10 AM900 km559 miles486 nmEast E
PraiaMon 7:10 AM1119 km696 miles604 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:10 AM1746 km1085 miles943 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 8:10 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:10 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:10 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:10 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
El AaiúnMon 8:10 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 8:10 AM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 8:10 AM2439 km1515 miles1317 nmEast-southeast ESE

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