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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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 07:10:00 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: 31%

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 Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 54' North, Longitude: 4° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.69 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.32 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.4"978.89 miwest0° 09' 14.3"10.59 misouth979.25 mi
24 hours11° 35' 29.8"781.62 mieast4° 00' 48.1"275.85 misouth834.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SokotoWed 8:10 AM89 km56 miles48 nmEast-northeast ENE
KandiWed 8:10 AM255 km158 miles138 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyWed 8:10 AM260 km162 miles141 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaradiWed 8:10 AM297 km184 miles160 nmEast-northeast ENE
ZariaWed 8:10 AM410 km255 miles222 nmEast-southeast ESE
KadunaWed 8:10 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
NatitingouWed 8:10 AM440 km273 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
ParakouWed 8:10 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaWed 7:10 AM453 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoWed 8:10 AM455 km283 miles246 nmEast-southeast ESE

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