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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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 06:34:00 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: 41%

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 Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' North, Longitude: 1° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.01 meters/second, 1551.7 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.8"963.91 miwest0° 07' 17.0"8.35 misouth964.25 mi
24 hours11° 34' 39.1"768.80 mieast3° 17' 18.0"226.08 misouth807.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriTue 6:34 AM303 km188 miles164 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyTue 7:34 AM312 km194 miles169 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaTue 6:34 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaTue 6:34 AM523 km325 miles282 nmSouthwest SW
SokotoTue 7:34 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouTue 6:34 AM547 km340 miles295 nmSouthwest SW
KandiTue 7:34 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoudougouTue 6:34 AM616 km383 miles332 nmSouthwest SW
NatitingouTue 7:34 AM662 km411 miles357 nmSouth S
MangoTue 6:34 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouth S

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