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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 03:10:00 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 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 4° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.32 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 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' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"939.90 miwest0° 02' 08.6"2.46 minorth939.79 mi
24 hours11° 39' 38.7"755.10 mieast0° 24' 45.7"28.39 minorth754.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 4:10 AM391 km243 miles211 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezFri 4:10 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahFri 4:10 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameyFri 4:10 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiFri 4:10 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriFri 3:10 AM857 km533 miles463 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderFri 4:10 AM908 km564 miles490 nmSoutheast SE
KanoFri 4:10 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouFri 3:10 AM1099 km683 miles594 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaFri 4:10 AM1325 km823 miles715 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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