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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 05:46:00 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 1° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.95 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 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' 51.0"950.32 miwest0° 05' 04.6"5.82 misouth950.57 mi
24 hours11° 37' 41.9"761.44 mieast2° 26' 46.8"168.24 misouth784.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriMon 5:46 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyMon 6:46 AM591 km367 miles319 nmSouth S
ArlitMon 6:46 AM616 km383 miles332 nmEast E
AgadezMon 6:46 AM712 km442 miles384 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuahigouyaMon 5:46 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaMon 5:46 AM759 km472 miles410 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 5:46 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiMon 6:46 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSoutheast SE
KoudougouMon 5:46 AM840 km522 miles454 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiMon 6:46 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSouth S

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