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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 07:18:00 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 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' North, Longitude: 14° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"992.05 miwest0° 10' 50.5"12.42 misouth992.37 mi
24 hours11° 42' 56.1"800.73 mieast4° 34' 39.2"314.56 misouth864.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarouaThu 8:18 AM90 km56 miles49 nmWest-northwest WNW
NgaoundéréThu 8:18 AM180 km112 miles97 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarouaThu 8:18 AM194 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
MoundouThu 8:18 AM221 km137 miles119 nmEast E
JalingoThu 8:18 AM300 km187 miles162 nmWest W
MaiduguriThu 8:18 AM344 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaThu 8:18 AM374 km232 miles202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BozoumThu 8:18 AM379 km235 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
SarhThu 8:18 AM474 km294 miles256 nmEast E
BertouaThu 8:18 AM477 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
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