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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 03:20:00 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: 78%

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 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 1° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 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' 58.0"939.86 miwest0° 02' 07.6"2.44 minorth939.75 mi
24 hours11° 39' 40.8"755.11 mieast0° 24' 22.4"27.95 minorth754.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 4:20 AM622 km386 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE
In SalahFri 4:20 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth N
DoriFri 3:20 AM755 km469 miles408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezFri 4:20 AM767 km476 miles414 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyFri 4:20 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaFri 3:20 AM899 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaFri 3:20 AM959 km596 miles518 nmSouth S
MaradiFri 4:20 AM969 km602 miles523 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouFri 3:20 AM980 km609 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 4:20 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmSoutheast SE

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