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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 Friday, October 5, 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: 79%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 16° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.41 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.8"940.10 miwest0° 02' 13.4"2.55 minorth939.99 mi
24 hours11° 39' 27.4"755.05 mieast0° 26' 42.1"30.62 minorth754.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïFri 3:20 AM110 km69 miles60 nmNortheast NE
Faya-LargeauFri 3:20 AM414 km257 miles224 nmSoutheast SE
FadaFri 3:20 AM670 km416 miles362 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroFri 3:20 AM768 km477 miles415 nmSouth S
AbéchéFri 3:20 AM888 km552 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaFri 3:20 AM947 km588 miles511 nmSouth S
ArlitFri 3:20 AM958 km595 miles517 nmWest W
MongoFri 3:20 AM962 km598 miles520 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezFri 3:20 AM965 km600 miles521 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoFri 3:20 AM1263 km785 miles682 nmSouthwest SW

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