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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 40%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 13' North, Longitude: 7° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.17 meters/second, 1552.2 km/hour, 964.5 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 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"964.27 miwest0° 07' 19.9"8.40 misouth964.61 mi
24 hours11° 34' 36.7"769.04 mieast3° 18' 26.8"227.39 misouth807.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoTue 7:10 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoutialaTue 7:10 AM460 km286 miles248 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TidjikjaTue 7:10 AM524 km326 miles283 nmWest-northwest WNW
SikassoTue 7:10 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaTue 7:10 AM586 km364 miles316 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bobo-DioulassoTue 7:10 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouTue 7:10 AM677 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouTue 7:10 AM740 km460 miles400 nmSoutheast SE
TambacoundaTue 7:10 AM752 km467 miles406 nmWest-southwest WSW
KorhogoTue 7:10 AM765 km475 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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