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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 09:10:00 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' North, Longitude: 36° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.71 meters/second, 1554.2 km/hour, 965.7 miles/hour or 839.2 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' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 01.6"965.48 miwest0° 07' 30.0"8.60 misouth965.82 mi
24 hours11° 34' 30.1"769.87 mieast3° 22' 14.7"231.74 misouth809.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaTue 8:10 AM1364 km847 miles736 nmEast E
DakarTue 9:10 AM2017 km1254 miles1089 nmEast E
BanjulTue 9:10 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmEast E
CayenneTue 6:10 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouakchottTue 9:10 AM2162 km1344 miles1168 nmEast E
FortalezaTue 6:10 AM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmSouth S
BissauTue 9:10 AM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmEast E
BelémTue 6:10 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 6:10 AM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmWest-southwest WSW
ConakryTue 9:10 AM2540 km1578 miles1371 nmEast-southeast ESE

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