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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 08:20:00 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: 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 03' North, Longitude: 2° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.57 meters/second, 1506.9 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.61 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.0"935.98 miwest0° 02' 24.1"2.75 misouth936.11 mi
24 hours12° 03' 16.4"778.30 mieast1° 26' 26.0"99.10 misouth788.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 9:20 AM549 km341 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
In SalahMon 9:20 AM681 km423 miles368 nmNorth N
AgadezMon 9:20 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSoutheast SE
DoriMon 8:20 AM832 km517 miles449 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyMon 9:20 AM838 km520 miles452 nmSouth S
MaradiMon 9:20 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaMon 8:20 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
OuagadougouMon 8:20 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 9:20 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbujaMon 9:20 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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