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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 05:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 31° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.07 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.0"0.04 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.2"939.34 miwest0° 01' 54.5"2.19 minorth939.25 mi
24 hours11° 40' 09.7"755.24 mieast0° 19' 05.2"21.88 minorth754.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloFri 4:36 AM770 km478 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaFri 4:36 AM1027 km638 miles554 nmSoutheast SE
DakarFri 5:36 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottFri 5:36 AM1614 km1003 miles871 nmEast E
BanjulFri 5:36 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauFri 5:36 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnFri 5:36 AM1955 km1215 miles1056 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 5:36 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryFri 5:36 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownFri 5:36 AM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmEast-southeast ESE

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