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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 05:46:00 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 21° 51' 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' 44.2"937.15 miwest0° 00' 26.6"0.51 misouth937.18 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.5"756.42 mieast0° 37' 42.9"43.24 misouth759.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSat 5:46 AM500 km311 miles270 nmEast E
Santa MariaSat 4:46 AM501 km311 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MindeloSat 4:46 AM564 km350 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaSat 5:46 AM677 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSat 5:46 AM696 km432 miles376 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaSat 4:46 AM697 km433 miles377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RossoSat 5:46 AM809 km502 miles437 nmSoutheast SE
DakarSat 5:46 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsSat 5:46 AM863 km536 miles466 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaSat 5:46 AM929 km577 miles501 nmSoutheast SE

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