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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 05:26:00 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 17° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 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' 00.4"0.01 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.4"937.14 miwest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 misouth937.16 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.1"756.40 mieast0° 36' 55.9"42.34 misouth759.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSat 5:26 AM8 km5 miles5 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakhlaSat 5:26 AM317 km197 miles171 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottSat 5:26 AM342 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoSat 5:26 AM514 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisSat 5:26 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth S
Cape BojadorSat 5:26 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TidjikjaSat 5:26 AM645 km401 miles348 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsSat 5:26 AM688 km428 miles372 nmSouth S
ToubaSat 5:26 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
DakarSat 5:26 AM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth S

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