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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 Monday, July 16, 2012 at 08:10:00 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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:49 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, July 19, 2012 at 4:26 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 16, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 38' North, Longitude: 24° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.96 meters/second, 1501.1 km/hour, 932.7 miles/hour or 810.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.6"932.36 miwest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 misouth932.41 mi
24 hours12° 04' 29.9"776.60 mieast0° 47' 53.4"54.92 misouth780.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraMon 10:10 AM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FadaMon 9:10 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauMon 9:10 AM659 km410 miles356 nmSouthwest SW
Kharga OasisMon 10:10 AM789 km490 miles426 nmNortheast NE
Al-FashirMon 11:10 AM897 km557 miles484 nmSouth S
AbéchéMon 9:10 AM927 km576 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuxorMon 10:10 AM987 km613 miles533 nmEast-northeast ENE
KhartoumMon 11:10 AM1118 km694 miles603 nmSoutheast SE
Al JizahMon 10:10 AM1175 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
CairoMon 10:10 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmNortheast NE
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