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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 10:28:00 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 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 39' North, Longitude: 20° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 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' 20.2"1001.33 miwest0° 12' 07.7"13.89 misouth1001.54 mi
24 hours12° 01' 45.7"830.40 mieast4° 58' 27.4"341.77 misouth899.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownFri 10:28 AM932 km579 miles503 nmNortheast NE
ConakryFri 10:28 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNortheast NE
BissauFri 10:28 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaFri 10:28 AM1075 km668 miles581 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulFri 10:28 AM1152 km716 miles622 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarFri 10:28 AM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PraiaFri 9:28 AM1300 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottFri 10:28 AM1659 km1031 miles896 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BamakoFri 10:28 AM1665 km1035 miles899 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 10:28 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmEast-northeast ENE

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