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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 07:54:00 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 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 07' North, Longitude: 17° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.37 meters/second, 1552.9 km/hour, 964.9 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"964.71 miwest0° 07' 23.6"8.48 misouth965.05 mi
24 hours11° 34' 34.0"769.34 mieast3° 19' 50.7"228.99 misouth808.44 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 AM138 km86 miles74 nmEast E
DakarTue 7:54 AM165 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsTue 7:54 AM173 km108 miles94 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoTue 7:54 AM216 km134 miles117 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToubaTue 7:54 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottTue 7:54 AM290 km180 miles157 nmNortheast NE
SerekundaTue 7:54 AM320 km199 miles173 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanjulTue 7:54 AM323 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FarafenniTue 7:54 AM368 km228 miles199 nmSoutheast SE
ZiguinchorTue 7:54 AM425 km264 miles230 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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