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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 04:26:00 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 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 2° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.7 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.7"937.11 miwest0° 00' 18.6"0.36 misouth937.13 mi
24 hours11° 42' 41.9"756.35 mieast0° 34' 34.8"39.65 misouth758.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriSat 4:26 AM817 km507 miles441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaSat 4:26 AM824 km512 miles445 nmSouth S
In SalahSat 5:26 AM851 km529 miles459 nmNortheast NE
TindoufSat 5:26 AM932 km579 miles503 nmNorthwest NW
OuagadougouSat 4:26 AM963 km598 miles520 nmSouth S
NiameySat 5:26 AM965 km599 miles521 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouSat 4:26 AM971 km603 miles524 nmSouth S
KoutialaSat 4:26 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoSat 4:26 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El AaiúnSat 4:26 AM1282 km796 miles692 nmNorthwest NW

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