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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 Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 19:40:00 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: 64%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 19:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 23' South, Longitude: 10° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.10 meters/second, 1494.4 km/hour, 928.6 miles/hour or 806.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.48 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.8"928.23 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth928.24 mi
24 hours14° 04' 43.2"906.92 mieast0° 43' 22.1"49.73 minorth910.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSat 7:40 PM821 km510 miles443 nmNortheast NE
WindhoekSat 8:40 PM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmEast E
LuandaSat 8:40 PM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbidjanSat 7:40 PM3050 km1895 miles1647 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSat 7:40 PM3064 km1904 miles1654 nmNorth N
São ToméSat 7:40 PM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSat 7:40 PM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSat 9:40 PM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmEast-southeast ESE
AccraSat 7:40 PM3203 km1990 miles1729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSat 8:40 PM3277 km2037 miles1770 nmNortheast NE

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