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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 08:08:00 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: 21%

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 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' North, Longitude: 1° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.72 meters/second, 1597.4 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.5 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' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.1"992.44 miwest0° 10' 53.4"12.47 misouth992.75 mi
24 hours11° 43' 20.3"801.51 mieast4° 35' 37.8"315.68 misouth865.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SavéThu 9:08 AM93 km58 miles50 nmSoutheast SE
ParakouThu 9:08 AM98 km61 miles53 nmNortheast NE
SokodéThu 8:08 AM98 km61 miles53 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjougouThu 9:08 AM115 km72 miles62 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KaraThu 8:08 AM127 km79 miles69 nmNorthwest NW
AtakpaméThu 8:08 AM162 km101 miles88 nmSouthwest SW
BohiconThu 9:08 AM170 km106 miles92 nmSouth S
NatitingouThu 9:08 AM188 km117 miles101 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbeokutaThu 9:08 AM228 km142 miles123 nmSoutheast SE
MangoThu 8:08 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
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