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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 = Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 8:28:00 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: 21%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 39' North, Longitude: 2° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.79 meters/second, 1597.7 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.54 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.7"992.59 miWest0° 10' 54.6"12.50 miSouth992.91 mi
24 hours11° 43' 30.1"801.83 miEast4° 36' 01.2"316.12 miSouth865.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DabakalaThu 8:28 AM178 km110 miles96 nmWest W
TamaleThu 8:28 AM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-northeast ENE
KumasiThu 8:28 AM255 km159 miles138 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BouakéThu 8:28 AM263 km164 miles142 nmWest-southwest WSW
KorhogoThu 8:28 AM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bobo-DioulassoThu 8:28 AM321 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroThu 8:28 AM336 km209 miles182 nmSouthwest SW
AbidjanThu 8:28 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouThu 8:28 AM401 km249 miles217 nmNorth N
MangoThu 8:28 AM410 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE

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