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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 07:20:00 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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 42' North, Longitude: 21° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.29 meters/second, 1531.1 km/hour, 951.4 miles/hour or 826.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"951.08 miwest0° 05' 13.1"5.98 misouth951.34 mi
24 hours11° 37' 27.1"761.77 mieast2° 30' 07.6"172.07 misouth786.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaMon 6:20 AM295 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
MindeloMon 6:20 AM450 km279 miles243 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaMon 6:20 AM486 km302 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouadhibouMon 7:20 AM501 km311 miles271 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottMon 7:20 AM555 km345 miles299 nmEast E
Saint-LouisMon 7:20 AM579 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 7:20 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 7:20 AM620 km385 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsMon 7:20 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaMon 7:20 AM707 km439 miles382 nmSoutheast SE
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