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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 05:26:00 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: 51%

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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 6° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.88 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.9"950.16 miwest0° 05' 02.7"5.78 misouth950.41 mi
24 hours11° 37' 44.9"761.37 mieast2° 26' 03.9"167.42 misouth784.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 6:26 AM106 km66 miles57 nmEast E
AgadezMon 6:26 AM268 km167 miles145 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiMon 6:26 AM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth S
ZinderMon 6:26 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoMon 6:26 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth S
NiameyMon 6:26 AM747 km464 miles403 nmSouthwest SW
KanoMon 6:26 AM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriMon 5:26 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaMon 6:26 AM929 km577 miles502 nmSouth S
KandiMon 6:26 AM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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