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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 10:18:00 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: 12%

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 10:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 41' North, Longitude: 17° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.68 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 20.4"1001.30 miwest0° 12' 07.3"13.88 misouth1001.50 mi
24 hours12° 01' 36.6"830.19 mieast4° 58' 22.0"341.67 misouth898.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 10:18 AM726 km451 miles392 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 10:18 AM781 km486 miles422 nmNortheast NE
BoFri 10:18 AM814 km506 miles439 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaFri 10:18 AM819 km509 miles442 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakeniFri 10:18 AM851 km529 miles460 nmNortheast NE
KenemaFri 10:18 AM858 km533 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE
KakataFri 10:18 AM875 km544 miles472 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéFri 10:18 AM886 km551 miles478 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KoiduFri 10:18 AM926 km575 miles500 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 10:18 AM934 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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