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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 08:38:00 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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' South, Longitude: 30° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.08 meters/second, 1602.3 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.59 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 12.6"995.46 miwest0° 12' 28.8"14.30 misouth995.37 mi
24 hours13° 00' 42.0"895.13 mieast4° 49' 35.8"331.70 misouth949.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RutanaSun 10:38 AM249 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RuyigiSun 10:38 AM287 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GitegaSun 10:38 AM303 km188 miles163 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BujumburaSun 10:38 AM337 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MuyingaSun 10:38 AM353 km219 miles191 nmNorth N
NgoziSun 10:38 AM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ButareSun 10:38 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbeyaSun 11:38 AM428 km266 miles231 nmSoutheast SE
MwanzaSun 11:38 AM443 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BukavuSun 10:38 AM447 km278 miles241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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