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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 08:28:00 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 03' North, Longitude: 8° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.7"1000.92 miwest0° 12' 03.4"13.81 misouth1001.14 mi
24 hours11° 59' 57.7"827.93 mieast4° 57' 19.6"340.48 misouth896.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalaboFri 9:28 AM35 km22 miles19 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LubaFri 9:28 AM75 km47 miles41 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoualaFri 9:28 AM92 km57 miles49 nmEast E
UyoFri 9:28 AM151 km94 miles82 nmNorthwest NW
Port HarcourtFri 9:28 AM224 km139 miles121 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamendaFri 9:28 AM253 km157 miles137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OwerriFri 9:28 AM259 km161 miles140 nmNorthwest NW
BataFri 9:28 AM261 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YaoundéFri 9:28 AM294 km182 miles159 nmEast E
EnuguFri 9:28 AM306 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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