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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:18:00 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: 86%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 09' North, Longitude: 19° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.41 meters/second, 1527.9 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.9"949.09 miwest0° 04' 32.0"5.20 minorth948.88 mi
24 hours11° 31' 23.4"753.11 mieast1° 23' 39.9"95.92 minorth755.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauThu 2:18 AM154 km96 miles83 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaThu 2:18 AM288 km179 miles155 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéThu 2:18 AM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth S
KufraThu 3:18 AM666 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoussoroThu 2:18 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoThu 2:18 AM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth S
Al-FashirThu 4:18 AM852 km529 miles460 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaThu 2:18 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumThu 4:18 AM1409 km875 miles761 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoThu 2:18 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest-southwest WSW

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