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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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 02:24:00 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: 98%

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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 37' North, Longitude: 26° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.79 meters/second, 1532.9 km/hour, 952.5 miles/hour or 827.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.87 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 31' 29.9"952.18 miwest0° 04' 58.9"5.71 minorth951.97 mi
24 hours11° 29' 29.4"753.40 mieast1° 35' 05.2"109.01 minorth757.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloWed 1:24 AM240 km149 miles129 nmSoutheast SE
Santa MariaWed 1:24 AM428 km266 miles231 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaWed 1:24 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
NouadhibouWed 2:24 AM1008 km627 miles544 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarWed 2:24 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottWed 2:24 AM1097 km682 miles592 nmEast E
BanjulWed 2:24 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauWed 2:24 AM1376 km855 miles743 nmEast-southeast ESE
El AaiúnWed 2:24 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNortheast NE
ConakryWed 2:24 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSoutheast SE

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