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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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 01:10:00 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: 92%

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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' North, Longitude: 10° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.3"961.87 miwest0° 06' 33.7"7.52 minorth961.62 mi
24 hours11° 20' 11.2"750.44 mieast2° 14' 45.7"154.47 minorth761.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 2:10 AM257 km160 miles139 nmWest W
ZinderWed 2:10 AM373 km232 miles201 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitWed 2:10 AM379 km235 miles205 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaradiWed 2:10 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 2:10 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriWed 2:10 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaWed 2:10 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroWed 2:10 AM747 km464 miles403 nmEast-southeast ESE
KadunaWed 2:10 AM774 km481 miles418 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbujaWed 2:10 AM921 km573 miles497 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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