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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 Tuesday, August 14, 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: 12%

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 Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' North, Longitude: 17° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.75 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.9"944.62 miwest0° 04' 52.5"5.59 misouth944.87 mi
24 hours12° 01' 28.8"783.56 mieast2° 24' 22.3"165.49 misouth806.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïTue 9:10 AM190 km118 miles103 nmNorth N
Faya-LargeauTue 9:10 AM274 km170 miles148 nmSoutheast SE
FadaTue 9:10 AM535 km332 miles289 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroTue 9:10 AM667 km414 miles360 nmSouth S
AbéchéTue 9:10 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoTue 9:10 AM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth S
NdjamenaTue 9:10 AM864 km537 miles466 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezTue 9:10 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoTue 9:10 AM1257 km781 miles679 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliTue 10:10 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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