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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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' North, Longitude: 21° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.45 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"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.2"964.95 miwest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 misouth965.29 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.1"769.51 mieast3° 20' 23.2"229.63 misouth808.78 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 AM119 km74 miles64 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaTue 7:10 AM214 km133 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
MindeloTue 7:10 AM338 km210 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakarTue 8:10 AM508 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsTue 8:10 AM555 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisTue 8:10 AM581 km361 miles314 nmEast E
SerekundaTue 8:10 AM636 km395 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulTue 8:10 AM646 km402 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoTue 8:10 AM656 km408 miles354 nmEast E
ToubaTue 8:10 AM663 km412 miles358 nmEast E
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