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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 9:10:00 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' North, Longitude: 36° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.71 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 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' 07.5"0.14 miSouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"965.48 miWest0° 07' 30.0"8.60 miSouth965.82 mi
24 hours11° 34' 30.1"769.87 miEast3° 22' 14.7"231.74 miSouth809.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 8:10 AM1364 km848 miles737 nmEast E
DakarTue 9:10 AM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmEast E
BanjulTue 9:10 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmEast E
CayenneTue 6:10 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottTue 9:10 AM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmEast E
FortalezaTue 6:10 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmSouth S
BissauTue 9:10 AM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmEast E
BelémTue 6:10 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 6:10 AM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryTue 9:10 AM2540 km1578 miles1371 nmEast-southeast ESE

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