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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 04:36:00 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 6° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.67 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"940.71 miwest0° 02' 40.8"3.07 misouth940.85 mi
24 hours11° 41' 24.7"757.88 mieast1° 30' 49.9"104.13 misouth768.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSun 5:36 AM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezSun 5:36 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiSun 5:36 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth S
ZinderSun 5:36 AM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahSun 5:36 AM868 km539 miles469 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameySun 5:36 AM914 km568 miles494 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 5:36 AM952 km591 miles514 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriSun 4:36 AM1015 km630 miles548 nmSouthwest SW
OuagadougouSun 4:36 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaSun 5:36 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouth S

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