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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 07:38:00 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: 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 07:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 13' North, Longitude: 20° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.43 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.9 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' 25.0"1000.74 miwest0° 12' 01.5"13.77 misouth1000.96 mi
24 hours11° 59' 13.9"826.92 mieast4° 56' 49.5"339.91 misouth895.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GemenaFri 8:38 AM170 km106 miles92 nmSouthwest SW
BambariFri 8:38 AM173 km108 miles94 nmNorth N
BanguiFri 8:38 AM268 km167 miles145 nmWest W
BriaFri 8:38 AM280 km174 miles151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BimboFri 8:38 AM285 km177 miles154 nmWest W
Kaga-BandoroFri 8:38 AM366 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ImpfondoFri 8:38 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouthwest SW
MbandakaFri 8:38 AM550 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BozoumFri 8:38 AM559 km347 miles302 nmWest-northwest WNW
BerbératiFri 8:38 AM575 km357 miles311 nmWest W

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