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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 8:20:00 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' North, Longitude: 24° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.49 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.2 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' 01.4"964.98 miWest0° 07' 25.9"8.52 miSouth965.31 mi
24 hours11° 34' 32.6"769.52 miEast3° 20' 40.2"229.94 miSouth808.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 7:20 AM133 km82 miles72 nmNorthwest NW
Santa MariaTue 7:20 AM138 km86 miles75 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaTue 7:20 AM141 km88 miles76 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakarTue 8:20 AM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsTue 8:20 AM780 km485 miles421 nmEast E
SerekundaTue 8:20 AM848 km527 miles458 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulTue 8:20 AM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoTue 8:20 AM886 km550 miles478 nmEast E
ToubaTue 8:20 AM890 km553 miles481 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 8:20 AM891 km553 miles481 nmEast-northeast ENE

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