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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 06:34:00 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 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 21' North, Longitude: 21° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.92 meters/second, 1515.3 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.2 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' 43.9"941.26 miwest0° 02' 52.3"3.29 misouth941.41 mi
24 hours11° 41' 10.6"758.06 mieast1° 35' 19.6"109.29 misouth769.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaSun 5:34 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouSun 6:34 AM495 km308 miles267 nmEast E
MindeloSun 5:34 AM513 km319 miles277 nmSouthwest SW
PraiaSun 5:34 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottSun 6:34 AM656 km408 miles354 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaSun 6:34 AM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
RossoSun 6:34 AM757 km471 miles409 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 6:34 AM777 km483 miles420 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsSun 6:34 AM799 km497 miles431 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaSun 6:34 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSoutheast SE

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