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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 09:08:00 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 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 55' North, Longitude: 0° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 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 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.5"1001.06 miwest0° 12' 04.8"13.84 misouth1001.28 mi
24 hours12° 00' 33.2"828.75 mieast4° 57' 42.8"340.93 misouth897.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraFri 9:08 AM191 km119 miles103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiFri 9:08 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 9:08 AM331 km206 miles179 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 9:08 AM390 km243 miles211 nmWest-northwest WNW
CotonouFri 10:08 AM449 km279 miles242 nmNortheast NE
AtakpaméFri 9:08 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 10:08 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNortheast NE
BohiconFri 10:08 AM479 km298 miles259 nmNortheast NE
LagosFri 10:08 AM537 km334 miles290 nmEast-northeast ENE
DivoFri 9:08 AM549 km341 miles297 nmWest-northwest WNW

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