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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 03:20:00 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 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 18' North, Longitude: 9° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.00 meters/second, 1526.4 km/hour, 948.5 miles/hour or 824.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.4"948.17 miwest0° 04' 21.0"4.99 minorth947.97 mi
24 hours11° 32' 12.3"753.30 mieast1° 19' 09.7"90.76 minorth755.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaThu 3:20 AM197 km122 miles106 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottThu 3:20 AM672 km418 miles363 nmWest W
RossoThu 3:20 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-southwest WSW
TambacoundaThu 3:20 AM742 km461 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
BamakoThu 3:20 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouThu 3:20 AM785 km488 miles424 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakhlaThu 3:20 AM806 km501 miles435 nmNorthwest NW
ToubaThu 3:20 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouthwest SW
SmaraThu 3:20 AM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FarafenniThu 3:20 AM891 km553 miles481 nmSouthwest SW

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