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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: 21%
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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 35' North
Longitude: 7° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.87 meters/second, 1597.9 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.55 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.5"992.82 miwest0° 10' 55.8"12.52 misouth993.14 mi
24 hours11° 43' 40.7"802.22 mieast4° 36' 25.5"316.60 misouth866.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NzérékoréThu 8:48 AM133 km83 miles72 nmSouthwest SW
GbarngaThu 8:48 AM243 km151 miles131 nmSouthwest SW
KoiduThu 8:48 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest W
BouakéThu 8:48 AM337 km209 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
KakataThu 8:48 AM349 km217 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
YamoussoukroThu 8:48 AM354 km220 miles191 nmEast-southeast ESE
KenemaThu 8:48 AM365 km227 miles197 nmWest-southwest WSW
SikassoThu 8:48 AM391 km243 miles211 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaThu 8:48 AM403 km250 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
BoThu 8:48 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest W
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