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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 07:44:00 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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 39' North, Longitude: 26° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.38 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 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' 51.9"951.27 miwest0° 05' 15.5"6.03 misouth951.54 mi
24 hours11° 37' 23.3"761.86 mieast2° 30' 58.9"173.05 misouth786.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 6:44 AM289 km180 miles156 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaMon 6:44 AM490 km304 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 6:44 AM556 km345 miles300 nmSoutheast SE
DakarMon 7:44 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 7:44 AM1166 km724 miles629 nmEast E
BanjulMon 7:44 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 7:44 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 7:44 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmNortheast NE
ConakryMon 7:44 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 7:44 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmSoutheast SE
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