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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 Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 01:50:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' North, Longitude: 29° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.85 meters/second, 1554.7 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.1"965.77 miwest0° 06' 57.8"7.98 minorth965.52 mi
24 hours11° 16' 42.2"749.46 mieast2° 25' 27.8"166.73 minorth763.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloTue 12:50 AM477 km296 miles258 nmEast E
PraiaTue 12:50 AM645 km401 miles348 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarTue 1:50 AM1294 km804 miles699 nmEast E
BanjulTue 1:50 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmEast E
NouakchottTue 1:50 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmEast E
BissauTue 1:50 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakryTue 1:50 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownTue 1:50 AM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnTue 1:50 AM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 1:50 AM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmEast-southeast ESE

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