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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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 06:28:00 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: 22%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 06:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 01' North, Longitude: 26° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.37 meters/second, 1596.1 km/hour, 991.8 miles/hour or 861.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.53 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.4"991.65 miwest0° 10' 47.5"12.36 misouth991.97 mi
24 hours11° 42' 32.7"799.95 mieast4° 33' 39.8"313.42 misouth863.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauThu 9:28 AM247 km153 miles133 nmSoutheast SE
BiraoThu 7:28 AM399 km248 miles216 nmWest-northwest WNW
OboThu 7:28 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSouth S
Al-FashirThu 9:28 AM518 km322 miles280 nmNorth N
BriaThu 7:28 AM538 km334 miles291 nmWest-southwest WSW
YambioThu 9:28 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalakalThu 9:28 AM605 km376 miles327 nmEast E
Al-UbayyidThu 9:28 AM638 km396 miles344 nmNortheast NE
JubaThu 9:28 AM754 km469 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéThu 7:28 AM790 km491 miles427 nmNorthwest NW
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