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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 07:20:00 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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' North, Longitude: 9° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.22 meters/second, 1552.4 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.9"964.37 miwest0° 07' 20.8"8.42 misouth964.71 mi
24 hours11° 34' 36.0"769.11 mieast3° 18' 46.0"227.76 misouth807.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaTue 7:20 AM328 km204 miles177 nmNorthwest NW
BamakoTue 7:20 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TambacoundaTue 7:20 AM516 km321 miles279 nmWest-southwest WSW
KoutialaTue 7:20 AM610 km379 miles329 nmSoutheast SE
GabúTue 7:20 AM663 km412 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
RossoTue 7:20 AM668 km415 miles361 nmWest W
SikassoTue 7:20 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaTue 7:20 AM693 km431 miles374 nmWest-southwest WSW
BafatáTue 7:20 AM707 km439 miles382 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniTue 7:20 AM711 km442 miles384 nmWest-southwest WSW

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