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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 05:46:00 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: 60%

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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 10° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.82 meters/second, 1514.9 km/hour, 941.3 miles/hour or 818.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.6"941.03 miwest0° 02' 47.6"3.20 misouth941.18 mi
24 hours11° 41' 16.4"757.98 mieast1° 33' 30.0"107.19 misouth769.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 5:46 AM244 km152 miles132 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottSun 5:46 AM665 km413 miles359 nmWest-southwest WSW
DakhlaSun 5:46 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-northwest WNW
SmaraSun 5:46 AM721 km448 miles389 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouadhibouSun 5:46 AM722 km448 miles390 nmWest W
RossoSun 5:46 AM736 km457 miles398 nmSouthwest SW
Cape BojadorSun 5:46 AM776 km482 miles419 nmNorthwest NW
El AaiúnSun 5:46 AM812 km504 miles438 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TambacoundaSun 5:46 AM823 km511 miles444 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TindoufSun 6:46 AM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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