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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 06:26:00 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: 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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' North, Longitude: 19° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.90 meters/second, 1515.2 km/hour, 941.5 miles/hour or 818.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.8"941.22 miwest0° 02' 51.5"3.28 misouth941.37 mi
24 hours11° 41' 11.6"758.05 mieast1° 35' 01.4"108.94 misouth769.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSun 6:26 AM296 km184 miles160 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSun 6:26 AM475 km295 miles256 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaSun 5:26 AM529 km329 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
DakhlaSun 6:26 AM545 km339 miles294 nmNortheast NE
Saint-LouisSun 6:26 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSun 6:26 AM600 km373 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
MindeloSun 5:26 AM667 km415 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
DakarSun 6:26 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsSun 6:26 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 5:26 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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