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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 Friday, September 23, 2011 at 09:04:00 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: 22%

Previous phaseThird QuarterTuesday, September 20, 2011 at 1:40 PM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, September 27, 2011 at 11:10 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 23, 2011 at 09:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' North, Longitude: 12° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.92 meters/second, 1551.3 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.2"16.06 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 28' 15.6"963.69 miwest0° 10' 02.1"11.50 misouth964.16 mi
24 hours12° 40' 17.4"843.90 mieast4° 27' 19.4"306.29 misouth905.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TambacoundaFri 9:04 AM255 km158 miles138 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TidjikjaFri 9:04 AM332 km206 miles179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RossoFri 9:04 AM379 km235 miles204 nmWest-northwest WNW
ToubaFri 9:04 AM388 km241 miles209 nmWest-southwest WSW
FarafenniFri 9:04 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouthwest SW
GabúFri 9:04 AM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-LouisFri 9:04 AM444 km276 miles240 nmWest W
BafatáFri 9:04 AM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NouakchottFri 9:04 AM467 km290 miles252 nmNorthwest NW
ThièsFri 9:04 AM500 km310 miles270 nmWest W

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