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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 07:40:00 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 phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 40' North, Longitude: 26° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.37 meters/second, 1531.3 km/hour, 951.5 miles/hour or 826.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.9"951.24 miwest0° 05' 15.1"6.02 misouth951.51 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.9"761.84 mieast2° 30' 50.3"172.89 misouth786.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 6:40 AM225 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaMon 6:40 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaMon 6:40 AM493 km307 miles266 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouMon 7:40 AM975 km606 miles526 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarMon 7:40 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 7:40 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmEast E
BanjulMon 7:40 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 7:40 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 7:40 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 7:40 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSoutheast SE

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