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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 01:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' North, Longitude: 14° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.34 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 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' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"948.92 miwest0° 04' 29.9"5.16 minorth948.72 mi
24 hours11° 31' 32.3"753.15 mieast1° 22' 51.4"94.99 minorth755.91 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 2:40 AM508 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroThu 2:40 AM649 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezThu 2:40 AM728 km453 miles393 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitThu 2:40 AM747 km464 miles404 nmWest W
FadaThu 2:40 AM784 km487 miles423 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaThu 2:40 AM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth S
ZinderThu 2:40 AM834 km518 miles450 nmSouthwest SW
MongoThu 2:40 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéThu 2:40 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiThu 2:40 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouthwest SW

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