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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 09:18:00 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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' North, Longitude: 3° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.59 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"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.3"1001.10 miwest0° 12' 05.2"13.84 misouth1001.31 mi
24 hours12° 00' 42.2"828.96 mieast4° 57' 48.7"341.04 misouth897.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanFri 9:18 AM182 km113 miles98 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DivoFri 9:18 AM321 km200 miles174 nmNorthwest NW
KumasiFri 9:18 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraFri 9:18 AM380 km236 miles205 nmEast-northeast ENE
San PédroFri 9:18 AM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
YamoussoukroFri 9:18 AM397 km247 miles214 nmNorthwest NW
BouakéFri 9:18 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DaloaFri 9:18 AM488 km303 miles264 nmNorthwest NW
HarperFri 9:18 AM504 km313 miles272 nmWest W
DabakalaFri 9:18 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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