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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 05:56:00 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: 69%

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 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 24° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 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"937.16 miwest0° 00' 27.5"0.53 misouth937.18 mi
24 hours11° 42' 43.6"756.42 mieast0° 38' 06.3"43.69 misouth759.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSat 4:56 AM463 km288 miles250 nmSouth S
Santa MariaSat 4:56 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSat 4:56 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth S
NouadhibouSat 5:56 AM752 km467 miles406 nmEast E
DakhlaSat 5:56 AM908 km564 miles490 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSat 5:56 AM928 km577 miles501 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSat 5:56 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSat 5:56 AM1021 km635 miles552 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulSat 5:56 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmSoutheast SE
El AaiúnSat 5:56 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmEast-northeast ENE

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