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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: 41%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' North, Longitude: 1° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.02 meters/second, 1551.7 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.8"963.99 miwest0° 07' 17.1"8.35 misouth964.33 mi
24 hours11° 34' 39.0"768.86 mieast3° 17' 20.1"226.14 misouth807.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriTue 6:34 AM287 km179 miles155 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyTue 7:34 AM319 km198 miles172 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fada N'gourmaTue 6:34 AM477 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaTue 6:34 AM499 km310 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
OuagadougouTue 6:34 AM529 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
SokotoTue 7:34 AM555 km345 miles299 nmSoutheast SE
KoudougouTue 6:34 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
KandiTue 7:34 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangoTue 6:34 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth S
NatitingouTue 7:34 AM662 km411 miles357 nmSouth S
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