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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 07:10:00 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 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' North, Longitude: 30° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.00 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.44 miwest0° 02' 55.6"3.36 misouth941.59 mi
24 hours11° 41' 06.0"758.12 mieast1° 36' 41.8"110.85 misouth769.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 6:10 AM691 km429 miles373 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaSun 6:10 AM948 km589 miles512 nmSoutheast SE
DakarSun 7:10 AM1517 km942 miles819 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 7:10 AM1542 km958 miles832 nmEast E
BanjulSun 7:10 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 7:10 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 7:10 AM1912 km1188 miles1033 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada *Sun 7:10 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 7:10 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownSun 7:10 AM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmEast-southeast ESE
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