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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 09:28:00 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: 30%

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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' North, Longitude: 28° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.30 meters/second, 1577.9 km/hour, 980.4 miles/hour or 852.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.34 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 31' 04.3"980.26 miwest0° 09' 24.3"10.78 misouth980.61 mi
24 hours11° 35' 53.0"783.15 mieast4° 04' 26.9"280.02 misouth836.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloWed 8:28 AM643 km399 miles347 nmNortheast NE
PraiaWed 8:28 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarWed 9:28 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulWed 9:28 AM1347 km837 miles727 nmEast E
BissauWed 9:28 AM1457 km905 miles787 nmEast E
NouakchottWed 9:28 AM1522 km946 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
ConakryWed 9:28 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmEast E
FreetownWed 9:28 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaWed 6:28 AM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MonroviaWed 9:28 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmEast-southeast ESE
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