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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 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: 13%

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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 15' North, Longitude: 23° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.41 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 25.3"1000.70 miwest0° 12' 01.1"13.77 misouth1000.92 mi
24 hours11° 59' 05.1"826.72 mieast4° 56' 43.3"339.79 misouth895.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BriaFri 8:28 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BambariFri 8:28 AM344 km214 miles186 nmWest-northwest WNW
OboFri 8:28 AM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-northeast ENE
KisanganiFri 9:28 AM460 km286 miles248 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BanguiFri 8:28 AM536 km333 miles290 nmWest W
BimboFri 8:28 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest W
Kaga-BandoroFri 8:28 AM556 km346 miles300 nmWest-northwest WNW
YambioFri 10:28 AM557 km346 miles301 nmEast E
WauFri 10:28 AM636 km395 miles344 nmNortheast NE
ImpfondoFri 8:28 AM660 km410 miles356 nmWest-southwest WSW

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