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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 17, 2012 at 09:28:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 17, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 39' North, Longitude: 34° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.49 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.8"989.46 miwest0° 11' 01.0"12.62 misouth989.81 mi
24 hours11° 45' 42.0"802.10 mieast4° 38' 16.8"318.72 misouth867.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalakalFri 12:28 PM271 km168 miles146 nmWest W
NekemteFri 12:28 PM272 km169 miles147 nmEast-southeast ESE
JimmaFri 12:28 PM369 km229 miles199 nmSoutheast SE
Bahir DarFri 12:28 PM416 km258 miles225 nmEast-northeast ENE
KostiFri 12:28 PM421 km262 miles227 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GondarFri 12:28 PM490 km304 miles264 nmNortheast NE
Addis AbabaFri 12:28 PM512 km318 miles277 nmEast E
Arba MinchFri 12:28 PM550 km341 miles297 nmSoutheast SE
AwasaFri 12:28 PM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamaFri 12:28 PM578 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE

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