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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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 07:28:00 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: 2%

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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' South, Longitude: 47° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.31 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 28' 16.8"995.97 miwest0° 12' 30.4"14.33 misouth995.89 mi
24 hours12° 58' 52.2"893.42 mieast4° 50' 44.9"333.01 misouth948.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MutsamuduSun 10:28 AM801 km498 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoroniSun 10:28 AM825 km512 miles445 nmSouthwest SW
MamoutzouSun 10:28 AM827 km514 miles447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KismayoSun 10:28 AM833 km517 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
FomboniSun 10:28 AM849 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southwest SSW
VictoriaSun 11:28 AM859 km534 miles464 nmEast E
MogadishuSun 10:28 AM903 km561 miles487 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaSun 10:28 AM919 km571 miles496 nmWest-northwest WNW
Dar es SalaamSun 10:28 AM948 km589 miles512 nmWest W
Zanzibar CitySun 10:28 AM952 km592 miles514 nmWest W
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