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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 09:00:00 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 09:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' North, Longitude: 33° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.67 meters/second, 1554.0 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 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' 01.6"965.38 miwest0° 07' 29.3"8.58 misouth965.72 mi
24 hours11° 34' 30.5"769.80 mieast3° 21' 55.9"231.38 misouth809.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 8:00 AM942 km585 miles509 nmEast E
PraiaTue 8:00 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmEast E
DakarTue 9:00 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
BanjulTue 9:00 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 9:00 AM1906 km1185 miles1029 nmEast E
BissauTue 9:00 AM2016 km1252 miles1088 nmEast E
FortalezaTue 6:00 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ConakryTue 9:00 AM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneTue 6:00 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmWest-southwest WSW
FreetownTue 9:00 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmEast-southeast ESE

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