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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 06:46:00 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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' North, Longitude: 24° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.94 meters/second, 1515.4 km/hour, 941.6 miles/hour or 818.3 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"941.32 miwest0° 02' 53.4"3.31 misouth941.47 mi
24 hours11° 41' 09.0"758.08 mieast1° 35' 47.0"109.81 misouth769.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 5:46 AM384 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
Santa MariaSun 5:46 AM453 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 5:46 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSun 6:46 AM796 km495 miles430 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 6:46 AM945 km587 miles510 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakhlaSun 6:46 AM973 km605 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarSun 6:46 AM990 km615 miles534 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsSun 6:46 AM1023 km636 miles552 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSun 6:46 AM1149 km714 miles620 nmSoutheast SE
BissauSun 6:46 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmSoutheast SE

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