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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 07:36:00 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 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 36° 45' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.70 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.0"941.56 miwest0° 02' 58.2"3.41 misouth941.72 mi
24 hours11° 41' 02.7"758.16 mieast1° 37' 41.0"111.99 misouth770.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 6:36 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 7:36 AM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSun 7:36 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmEast E
Ponta Delgada *Sun 7:36 AM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSun 7:36 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneSun 4:36 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmSouthwest SW
BissauSun 7:36 AM2446 km1520 miles1320 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnSun 7:36 AM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboSun 4:36 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 3:36 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmWest-southwest WSW

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