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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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 19° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.40 meters/second, 1553.0 km/hour, 965.0 miles/hour or 838.6 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' 01.2"964.85 miwest0° 07' 24.2"8.49 misouth965.19 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.7"769.44 mieast3° 20' 04.2"229.27 misouth808.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DakarTue 8:00 AM274 km170 miles148 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsTue 8:00 AM313 km194 miles169 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisTue 8:00 AM322 km200 miles174 nmEast E
Santa MariaTue 7:00 AM367 km228 miles198 nmWest W
RossoTue 8:00 AM399 km248 miles215 nmEast E
ToubaTue 8:00 AM413 km257 miles223 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerekundaTue 8:00 AM424 km264 miles229 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulTue 8:00 AM432 km268 miles233 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottTue 8:00 AM435 km270 miles235 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaTue 7:00 AM449 km279 miles243 nmWest-southwest WSW
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