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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 06:38:00 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 06:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' North, Longitude: 35° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.32 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.8"1000.51 miwest0° 11' 59.2"13.73 misouth1000.74 mi
24 hours11° 58' 22.2"825.71 mieast4° 56' 11.8"339.19 misouth894.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Arba MinchFri 9:38 AM291 km181 miles157 nmNortheast NE
LiraFri 9:38 AM374 km233 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
JimmaFri 9:38 AM389 km242 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuluFri 9:38 AM397 km247 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
MbaleFri 9:38 AM397 km247 miles215 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JubaFri 9:38 AM433 km269 miles234 nmWest W
AwasaFri 9:38 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNortheast NE
NakuruFri 9:38 AM527 km327 miles285 nmSouth S
NekemteFri 9:38 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KampalaFri 9:38 AM556 km346 miles300 nmSouthwest SW

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