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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 04:10:00 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: 52%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 24° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.62 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"949.56 miwest0° 04' 55.5"5.65 misouth949.81 mi
24 hours11° 37' 57.0"761.12 mieast2° 23' 20.6"164.30 misouth783.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaMon 5:10 AM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirMon 7:10 AM593 km369 miles320 nmSouth S
KufraMon 6:10 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Faya-LargeauMon 5:10 AM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W
AbéchéMon 5:10 AM706 km439 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidMon 7:10 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumMon 7:10 AM905 km562 miles488 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kharga OasisMon 6:10 AM932 km579 miles503 nmNortheast NE
MongoMon 5:10 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaMon 5:10 AM1288 km800 miles696 nmSouthwest SW
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