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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 07:44:00 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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' North, Longitude: 15° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.33 meters/second, 1552.8 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' 01.1"964.61 miwest0° 07' 22.8"8.46 misouth964.95 mi
24 hours11° 34' 34.6"769.27 mieast3° 19' 31.7"228.63 misouth808.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RossoTue 7:44 AM62 km39 miles34 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-LouisTue 7:44 AM122 km76 miles66 nmWest W
ToubaTue 7:44 AM151 km94 miles82 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThièsTue 7:44 AM224 km139 miles121 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottTue 7:44 AM225 km140 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DakarTue 7:44 AM275 km171 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
FarafenniTue 7:44 AM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth S
TambacoundaTue 7:44 AM320 km199 miles173 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulTue 7:44 AM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SerekundaTue 7:44 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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