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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 08:10:00 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: 40%

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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' North, Longitude: 21° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.44 meters/second, 1553.2 km/hour, 965.1 miles/hour or 838.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.08 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.2"964.87 miwest0° 07' 25.1"8.50 misouth965.21 mi
24 hours11° 34' 33.1"769.45 mieast3° 20' 21.2"229.57 misouth808.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaTue 7:10 AM145 km90 miles78 nmWest-northwest WNW
PraiaTue 7:10 AM238 km148 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
MindeloTue 7:10 AM366 km227 miles198 nmWest-northwest WNW
DakarTue 8:10 AM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsTue 8:10 AM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-LouisTue 8:10 AM552 km343 miles298 nmEast E
SerekundaTue 8:10 AM611 km380 miles330 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulTue 8:10 AM620 km386 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoTue 8:10 AM628 km390 miles339 nmEast E
ToubaTue 8:10 AM635 km395 miles343 nmEast-southeast ESE
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