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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 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: 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' North, Longitude: 4° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 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' 22.6"948.61 miwest0° 04' 26.4"5.09 minorth948.41 mi
24 hours11° 31' 48.4"753.21 mieast1° 21' 22.8"93.30 minorth755.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitThu 3:20 AM279 km173 miles151 nmEast E
AgadezThu 3:20 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiThu 3:20 AM680 km423 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyThu 3:20 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderThu 3:20 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSoutheast SE
DoriThu 2:20 AM771 km479 miles417 nmSouthwest SW
KanoThu 3:20 AM894 km555 miles482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahThu 3:20 AM914 km568 miles493 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandiThu 3:20 AM918 km570 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaThu 2:20 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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