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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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 04' North, Longitude: 24° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.49 meters/second, 1553.4 km/hour, 965.2 miles/hour or 838.8 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"965.05 miwest0° 07' 26.0"8.52 misouth965.39 mi
24 hours11° 34' 32.5"769.58 mieast3° 20' 42.2"229.99 misouth808.95 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 AM113 km70 miles61 nmNorthwest NW
PraiaTue 7:20 AM155 km97 miles84 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaTue 7:20 AM165 km103 miles89 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarTue 8:20 AM759 km471 miles410 nmEast E
ThièsTue 8:20 AM809 km503 miles437 nmEast E
SerekundaTue 8:20 AM875 km544 miles473 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulTue 8:20 AM886 km550 miles478 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoTue 8:20 AM915 km568 miles494 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 8:20 AM919 km571 miles496 nmEast-northeast ENE
ToubaTue 8:20 AM919 km571 miles496 nmEast E
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