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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 09:48:00 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 09:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 47' North, Longitude: 10° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.63 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 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' 21.4"1001.20 miwest0° 12' 06.3"13.86 misouth1001.41 mi
24 hours12° 01' 09.2"829.57 mieast4° 58' 05.4"341.36 misouth898.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaFri 9:48 AM282 km176 miles153 nmNorth N
KakataFri 9:48 AM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth N
HarperFri 9:48 AM311 km193 miles168 nmEast-northeast ENE
GbarngaFri 9:48 AM371 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San PédroFri 9:48 AM437 km272 miles236 nmEast-northeast ENE
KenemaFri 9:48 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth N
NzérékoréFri 9:48 AM475 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoFri 9:48 AM482 km300 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManFri 9:48 AM514 km320 miles278 nmNortheast NE
KoiduFri 9:48 AM540 km336 miles292 nmNorth N

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