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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 07:24:00 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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' North, Longitude: 10° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.24 meters/second, 1552.5 km/hour, 964.6 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"964.41 miwest0° 07' 21.1"8.43 misouth964.75 mi
24 hours11° 34' 35.8"769.14 mieast3° 18' 53.6"227.90 misouth807.93 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 AM279 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TambacoundaTue 7:24 AM430 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
BamakoTue 7:24 AM477 km297 miles258 nmSoutheast SE
RossoTue 7:24 AM565 km351 miles305 nmWest W
GabúTue 7:24 AM587 km365 miles317 nmSouthwest SW
ToubaTue 7:24 AM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottTue 7:24 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
FarafenniTue 7:24 AM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
BafatáTue 7:24 AM629 km391 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisTue 7:24 AM639 km397 miles345 nmWest W
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