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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 08:38:00 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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' North, Longitude: 6° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.52 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 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' 23.4"1000.96 miwest0° 12' 03.7"13.82 misouth1001.18 mi
24 hours12° 00' 06.6"828.14 mieast4° 57' 25.4"340.59 misouth896.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HarcourtFri 9:38 AM106 km66 miles57 nmNortheast NE
OwerriFri 9:38 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northeast NNE
UyoFri 9:38 AM198 km123 miles107 nmNortheast NE
LubaFri 9:38 AM240 km149 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboFri 9:38 AM261 km162 miles141 nmEast E
Benin CityFri 9:38 AM273 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 8:38 AM284 km177 miles153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EnuguFri 9:38 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DoualaFri 9:38 AM360 km224 miles194 nmEast E
São ToméFri 8:38 AM408 km254 miles220 nmSouth S

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