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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 08:04:00 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 08:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 38' North, Longitude: 31° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.45 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 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' 52.0"951.44 miwest0° 05' 17.3"6.06 misouth951.70 mi
24 hours11° 37' 20.3"761.93 mieast2° 31' 41.3"173.86 misouth786.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 7:04 AM751 km467 miles405 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 7:04 AM977 km607 miles527 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 8:04 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 8:04 AM1676 km1041 miles905 nmEast E
BanjulMon 8:04 AM1729 km1075 miles934 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 8:04 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnMon 8:04 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryMon 8:04 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Mon 8:04 AM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 8:04 AM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmEast-southeast ESE

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