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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 08:34:00 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: 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' North, Longitude: 27° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.55 meters/second, 1553.6 km/hour, 965.3 miles/hour or 838.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.4"965.12 miwest0° 07' 27.0"8.54 misouth965.45 mi
24 hours11° 34' 31.9"769.62 mieast3° 21' 06.6"230.44 misouth809.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 7:34 AM281 km175 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
PraiaTue 7:34 AM442 km274 miles239 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaTue 7:34 AM491 km305 miles265 nmEast E
DakarTue 8:34 AM1088 km676 miles587 nmEast E
BanjulTue 8:34 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottTue 8:34 AM1244 km773 miles671 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauTue 8:34 AM1364 km848 miles737 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryTue 8:34 AM1658 km1030 miles895 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 8:34 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnTue 8:34 AM1920 km1193 miles1036 nmNortheast NE

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