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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 8:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' North, Longitude: 21° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.44 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 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 miSouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.2"964.87 miWest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 miSouth965.21 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.1"769.45 miEast3° 20' 21.2"229.57 miSouth808.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaTue 7:10 AM145 km90 miles78 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaTue 7:10 AM237 km147 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
MindeloTue 7:10 AM366 km227 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakarTue 8:10 AM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsTue 8:10 AM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisTue 8:10 AM552 km343 miles298 nmEast E
SerekundaTue 8:10 AM611 km380 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulTue 8:10 AM620 km386 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoTue 8:10 AM628 km390 miles339 nmEast E
ToubaTue 8:10 AM635 km395 miles343 nmEast-southeast ESE

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