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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 02:20:00 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' North, Longitude: 6° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.81 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.02 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 31' 52.7"961.19 miwest0° 06' 28.1"7.42 minorth960.94 mi
24 hours11° 20' 46.5"750.58 mieast2° 12' 24.4"151.77 minorth761.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BamakoWed 2:20 AM508 km316 miles274 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoutialaWed 2:20 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TidjikjaWed 2:20 AM544 km338 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
OuahigouyaWed 2:20 AM585 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
SikassoWed 2:20 AM638 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoWed 2:20 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouWed 2:20 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouWed 2:20 AM747 km464 miles403 nmSoutheast SE
DoriWed 2:20 AM774 km481 miles418 nmEast-southeast ESE
KorhogoWed 2:20 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth S
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