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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 07:34:00 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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 05' North, Longitude: 13° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.49 meters/second, 1506.6 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.60 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.5"935.80 miwest0° 02' 19.2"2.66 misouth935.93 mi
24 hours12° 03' 14.3"778.11 mieast1° 24' 31.4"96.91 misouth787.68 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 8:34 AM651 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
SabhaMon 9:34 AM662 km411 miles357 nmNorth N
ArlitMon 8:34 AM726 km451 miles392 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezMon 8:34 AM768 km477 miles415 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroMon 8:34 AM870 km540 miles470 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaMon 8:34 AM920 km571 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZinderMon 8:34 AM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaMon 8:34 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmSouth S
KanoMon 8:34 AM1156 km718 miles624 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliMon 9:34 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmNorth N

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