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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 8:30:00 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 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' North, Longitude: 26° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.53 meters/second, 1553.5 km/hour, 965.3 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"965.08 miWest0° 07' 26.8"8.53 miSouth965.41 mi
24 hours11° 34' 32.2"769.59 miEast3° 20' 59.1"230.30 miSouth809.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 7:30 AM186 km116 miles101 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaTue 7:30 AM344 km214 miles186 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaTue 7:30 AM389 km241 miles210 nmEast E
DakarTue 8:30 AM985 km612 miles532 nmEast E
BanjulTue 8:30 AM1106 km688 miles597 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottTue 8:30 AM1142 km710 miles617 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 8:30 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryTue 8:30 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 8:30 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnTue 8:30 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNortheast NE

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