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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 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: 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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 05' South, Longitude: 8° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.07 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 27.9"1002.18 miwest0° 12' 38.5"14.48 misouth1002.25 mi
24 hours12° 27' 01.0"861.04 mieast5° 03' 01.8"347.02 misouth926.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port-GentilSat 10:18 AM38 km24 miles20 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSat 10:18 AM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSat 9:18 AM279 km173 miles151 nmNorthwest NW
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 9:18 AM337 km210 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BataSat 10:18 AM342 km213 miles185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AconibeSat 10:18 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNortheast NE
EbebiyínSat 10:18 AM455 km282 miles245 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireSat 10:18 AM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
MalaboSat 10:18 AM534 km332 miles288 nmNorth N
FrancevilleSat 10:18 AM536 km333 miles289 nmEast E
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