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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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' North, Longitude: 13° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.29 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 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' 01.0"964.53 miwest0° 07' 22.2"8.45 misouth964.86 mi
24 hours11° 34' 35.1"769.21 mieast3° 19' 14.8"228.31 misouth808.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TambacoundaTue 7:34 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth S
RossoTue 7:34 AM279 km173 miles151 nmWest W
ToubaTue 7:34 AM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-southwest WSW
TidjikjaTue 7:34 AM326 km203 miles176 nmNortheast NE
Saint-LouisTue 7:34 AM352 km219 miles190 nmWest W
NouakchottTue 7:34 AM363 km225 miles196 nmNorthwest NW
FarafenniTue 7:34 AM384 km238 miles207 nmSouthwest SW
ThièsTue 7:34 AM425 km264 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW
GabúTue 7:34 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BafatáTue 7:34 AM468 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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