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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 07:28:00 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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' North, Longitude: 11° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.59 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 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' 54.6"992.13 miwest0° 10' 51.1"12.43 misouth992.45 mi
24 hours11° 43' 00.9"800.88 mieast4° 34' 51.0"314.78 misouth864.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JalingoThu 8:28 AM35 km22 miles19 nmWest W
GarouaThu 8:28 AM197 km122 miles106 nmEast-northeast ENE
NgaoundéréThu 8:28 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSoutheast SE
MarouaThu 8:28 AM351 km218 miles190 nmNortheast NE
BamendaThu 8:28 AM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakurdiThu 8:28 AM367 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaiduguriThu 8:28 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbujaThu 8:28 AM461 km287 miles249 nmWest W
MoundouThu 8:28 AM485 km301 miles262 nmEast E
KanoThu 8:28 AM492 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
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