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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 1, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 1, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 26' North, Longitude: 28° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.43 meters/second, 1592.8 km/hour, 989.7 miles/hour or 860.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 46.0"989.53 miwest0° 09' 40.9"11.09 minorth989.34 mi
24 hours10° 57' 41.5"745.71 mieast3° 36' 28.3"248.00 minorth781.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaMon 1:18 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNortheast NE
MindeloMon 1:18 AM792 km492 miles428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarMon 2:18 AM1258 km781 miles679 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulMon 2:18 AM1306 km812 miles705 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauMon 2:18 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmEast E
NouakchottMon 2:18 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 2:18 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmEast E
FreetownMon 2:18 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmEast E
FortalezaSun 11:18 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmSouthwest SW
MonroviaMon 2:18 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmEast-southeast ESE

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