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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 05:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 19° 26' 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"937.15 miwest0° 00' 25.6"0.49 misouth937.17 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.2"756.41 mieast0° 37' 19.3"42.79 misouth759.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSat 5:36 AM249 km155 miles134 nmEast E
DakhlaSat 5:36 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNortheast NE
NouakchottSat 5:36 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaSat 4:36 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
RossoSat 5:36 AM628 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisSat 5:36 AM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakarSat 5:36 AM733 km456 miles396 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsSat 5:36 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MindeloSat 4:36 AM742 km461 miles401 nmSouthwest SW
Cape BojadorSat 5:36 AM758 km471 miles410 nmNortheast NE

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