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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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 03:36:00 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: 61%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 21° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.3"940.44 miwest0° 02' 35.0"2.96 misouth940.58 mi
24 hours11° 41' 31.7"757.79 mieast1° 28' 32.4"101.51 misouth768.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauSun 4:36 AM366 km227 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
FadaSun 4:36 AM366 km227 miles198 nmSouth S
KufraSun 5:36 AM460 km286 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéSun 4:36 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth S
Al-FashirSun 6:36 AM872 km542 miles471 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroSun 4:36 AM914 km568 miles493 nmSouthwest SW
MongoSun 4:36 AM959 km596 miles518 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaSun 4:36 AM1142 km709 miles616 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumSun 6:36 AM1305 km811 miles705 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al JizahSun 5:36 AM1451 km902 miles783 nmNortheast NE

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