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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 07:34:00 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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 36° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.05 meters/second, 1515.8 km/hour, 941.9 miles/hour or 818.5 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"941.55 miwest0° 02' 58.1"3.40 misouth941.71 mi
24 hours11° 41' 02.9"758.16 mieast1° 37' 36.5"111.90 misouth770.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 6:34 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 7:34 AM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 7:34 AM2146 km1333 miles1158 nmEast E
Ponta Delgada *Sun 7:34 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSun 7:34 AM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 7:34 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 4:34 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmSouthwest SW
El AaiúnSun 7:34 AM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboSun 4:34 AM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 3:34 AM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmWest-southwest WSW
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