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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 03:36:00 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: 70%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 9° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.6 km/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.8"937.10 miwest0° 00' 13.7"0.26 misouth937.11 mi
24 hours11° 42' 40.6"756.31 mieast0° 32' 37.1"37.40 misouth758.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSat 4:36 AM342 km213 miles185 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezSat 4:36 AM479 km298 miles259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderSat 4:36 AM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth S
MaradiSat 4:36 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahSat 4:36 AM995 km618 miles537 nmNorthwest NW
KanoSat 4:36 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmSouth S
NdjamenaSat 4:36 AM1145 km712 miles618 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySat 4:36 AM1150 km715 miles621 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaSat 4:36 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmSouth S
TripoliSat 5:36 AM1362 km847 miles736 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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