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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: 40%

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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' North, Longitude: 10° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.24 meters/second, 1552.5 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.0"964.49 miwest0° 07' 21.3"8.43 misouth964.83 mi
24 hours11° 34' 35.8"769.20 mieast3° 18' 55.6"227.96 misouth808.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaTue 7:24 AM271 km168 miles146 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TambacoundaTue 7:24 AM408 km253 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
BamakoTue 7:24 AM494 km307 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
RossoTue 7:24 AM536 km333 miles289 nmWest W
ToubaTue 7:24 AM564 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
GabúTue 7:24 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottTue 7:24 AM590 km367 miles318 nmWest-northwest WNW
FarafenniTue 7:24 AM591 km367 miles319 nmWest-southwest WSW
BafatáTue 7:24 AM608 km378 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisTue 7:24 AM610 km379 miles330 nmWest W
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