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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 04:46:00 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: 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 4° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.69 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 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' 43.5"940.75 miwest0° 02' 41.8"3.09 misouth940.90 mi
24 hours11° 41' 23.6"757.89 mieast1° 31' 12.9"104.57 misouth768.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSun 5:46 AM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezSun 5:46 AM540 km335 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahSun 5:46 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameySun 5:46 AM802 km499 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiSun 5:46 AM820 km510 miles443 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriSun 4:46 AM849 km528 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderSun 5:46 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
KanoSun 5:46 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSun 4:46 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaSun 5:46 AM1301 km808 miles702 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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