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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 04:26:00 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: 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 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 27' North, Longitude: 9° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.65 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"940.66 miwest0° 02' 39.7"3.05 misouth940.80 mi
24 hours11° 41' 25.9"757.86 mieast1° 30' 27.1"103.70 misouth768.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSun 5:26 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
AgadezSun 5:26 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderSun 5:26 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouth S
MaradiSun 5:26 AM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 5:26 AM937 km582 miles506 nmSouth S
In SalahSun 5:26 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
NiameySun 5:26 AM1077 km669 miles581 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSun 5:26 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaSun 5:26 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouth S
TripoliSun 6:26 AM1435 km891 miles775 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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