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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 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 14' North, Longitude: 4° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.13 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"964.19 miwest0° 07' 19.2"8.39 misouth964.52 mi
24 hours11° 34' 37.2"768.98 mieast3° 18' 09.9"227.07 misouth807.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuTue 7:00 AM221 km137 miles119 nmEast-northeast ENE
OuahigouyaTue 7:00 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaTue 7:00 AM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth S
BamakoTue 7:00 AM512 km318 miles276 nmSouthwest SW
KoudougouTue 7:00 AM524 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SikassoTue 7:00 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoTue 7:00 AM564 km350 miles304 nmSouth S
OuagadougouTue 7:00 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSoutheast SE
DoriTue 7:00 AM586 km364 miles316 nmEast-southeast ESE
Fada N'gourmaTue 7:00 AM738 km459 miles399 nmSoutheast SE

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