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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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 08:48:00 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: 6%

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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 58' South, Longitude: 16° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 29.3"1002.24 miwest0° 12' 38.3"14.47 misouth1002.31 mi
24 hours12° 26' 22.4"860.33 mieast5° 03' 06.3"347.11 misouth926.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbandakaSat 9:48 AM271 km168 miles146 nmEast-northeast ENE
FrancevilleSat 9:48 AM284 km176 miles153 nmWest-southwest WSW
OuéssoSat 9:48 AM286 km177 miles154 nmNorth N
ImpfondoSat 9:48 AM363 km226 miles196 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSat 9:48 AM374 km232 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KinshasaSat 9:48 AM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DolisieSat 9:48 AM518 km322 miles280 nmSouthwest SW
BerbératiSat 9:48 AM579 km360 miles313 nmNorth N
AconibeSat 9:48 AM621 km386 miles335 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pointe-NoireSat 9:48 AM627 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW

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