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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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 05:28:00 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: 14%

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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 39' North, Longitude: 52° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.20 meters/second, 1609.9 km/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.67 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 28.6"1000.22 miwest0° 11' 56.5"13.68 misouth1000.46 mi
24 hours11° 57' 23.2"824.32 mieast4° 55' 25.8"338.31 misouth892.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoFri 8:28 AM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-northwest WNW
BosasoFri 8:28 AM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MogadishuFri 8:28 AM837 km520 miles452 nmWest-southwest WSW
HadibuFri 8:28 AM902 km560 miles487 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 9:28 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdenFri 8:28 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiFri 8:28 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorthwest NW
SanaFri 8:28 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaFri 8:28 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmWest-northwest WNW
NairobiFri 8:28 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-southwest WSW
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