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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 07:10:00 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: 50%

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 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' North, Longitude: 18° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.26 meters/second, 1530.9 km/hour, 951.3 miles/hour or 826.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"951.00 miwest0° 05' 12.2"5.97 misouth951.26 mi
24 hours11° 37' 28.6"761.73 mieast2° 29' 46.4"171.67 misouth786.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottMon 7:10 AM303 km188 miles163 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouadhibouMon 7:10 AM307 km191 miles166 nmNortheast NE
Saint-LouisMon 7:10 AM382 km237 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 7:10 AM397 km247 miles215 nmSoutheast SE
DakarMon 7:10 AM469 km291 miles253 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsMon 7:10 AM475 km295 miles256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaMon 6:10 AM497 km309 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
ToubaMon 7:10 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSoutheast SE
SerekundaMon 7:10 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakhlaMon 7:10 AM626 km389 miles338 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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