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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, August 10, 2012 at 07:20:00 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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 10, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' North, Longitude: 18° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.82 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"947.74 miwest0° 04' 49.0"5.52 minorth947.52 mi
24 hours11° 32' 37.3"753.31 mieast1° 30' 33.4"103.82 minorth756.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouFri 7:20 AM203 km126 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottFri 7:20 AM264 km164 miles143 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoFri 7:20 AM399 km248 miles216 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisFri 7:20 AM408 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsFri 7:20 AM523 km325 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakhlaFri 7:20 AM525 km326 miles284 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarFri 7:20 AM527 km328 miles285 nmSouth S
ToubaFri 7:20 AM553 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaFri 6:20 AM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
SerekundaFri 7:20 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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