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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 8:14:00 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 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' North, Longitude: 22° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.46 meters/second, 1553.3 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"964.92 miWest0° 07' 25.3"8.51 miSouth965.25 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.0"769.48 miEast3° 20' 28.8"229.72 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 7:14 AM65 km40 miles35 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PraiaTue 7:14 AM160 km99 miles86 nmSouthwest SW
MindeloTue 7:14 AM267 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakarTue 8:14 AM579 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsTue 8:14 AM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisTue 8:14 AM655 km407 miles354 nmEast E
SerekundaTue 8:14 AM704 km437 miles380 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulTue 8:14 AM714 km443 miles385 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoTue 8:14 AM731 km454 miles395 nmEast E
ToubaTue 8:14 AM737 km458 miles398 nmEast E

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