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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 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 18° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.38 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.5 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' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.1"964.79 miwest0° 07' 23.7"8.48 misouth965.13 mi
24 hours11° 34' 34.0"769.40 mieast3° 19' 52.9"229.05 misouth808.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-LouisTue 7:54 AM167 km104 miles90 nmEast E
DakarTue 7:54 AM174 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsTue 7:54 AM190 km118 miles103 nmSoutheast SE
RossoTue 7:54 AM245 km152 miles132 nmEast E
ToubaTue 7:54 AM272 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottTue 7:54 AM310 km193 miles168 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaTue 7:54 AM332 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanjulTue 7:54 AM336 km209 miles181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FarafenniTue 7:54 AM387 km240 miles209 nmSoutheast SE
ZiguinchorTue 7:54 AM437 km272 miles236 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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