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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 05:36:00 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: 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 3° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.84 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 misouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.9"950.24 miwest0° 05' 03.6"5.80 misouth950.49 mi
24 hours11° 37' 43.4"761.40 mieast2° 26' 25.3"167.83 misouth784.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 6:36 AM361 km224 miles195 nmEast E
AgadezMon 6:36 AM473 km294 miles255 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyMon 6:36 AM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoMon 6:36 AM654 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiMon 6:36 AM680 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriMon 5:36 AM683 km424 miles369 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderMon 6:36 AM773 km480 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaMon 5:36 AM844 km524 miles456 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiMon 6:36 AM860 km535 miles465 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaMon 5:36 AM897 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW

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