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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, August 13, 2012 at 07:10:00 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: 19%

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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 06' North, Longitude: 19° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.60 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.5"935.71 miwest0° 02' 16.7"2.61 misouth935.84 mi
24 hours12° 03' 13.1"778.01 mieast1° 23' 31.5"95.77 misouth787.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauMon 8:10 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth S
FadaMon 8:10 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KufraMon 9:10 AM506 km315 miles273 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéMon 8:10 AM814 km506 miles439 nmSouth S
MoussoroMon 8:10 AM891 km554 miles481 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoMon 8:10 AM992 km616 miles535 nmSouth S
NdjamenaMon 8:10 AM1110 km689 miles599 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliMon 9:10 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumMon 10:10 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlexandriaMon 9:10 AM1519 km944 miles820 nmNortheast NE
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