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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 Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 02:18:00 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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 20' North, Longitude: 19° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 40.4"1004.36 miwest0° 11' 26.0"13.09 minorth1004.34 mi
24 hours10° 53' 06.6"751.67 mieast4° 25' 32.5"304.11 minorth808.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FreetownSun 2:18 AM899 km559 miles486 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 2:18 AM937 km582 miles506 nmNortheast NE
BoSun 2:18 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
BokéSun 2:18 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaSun 2:18 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 2:18 AM1038 km645 miles560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSun 2:18 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarSun 2:18 AM1275 km792 miles688 nmNorth N
PraiaSun 1:18 AM1354 km841 miles731 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroSun 2:18 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmEast-northeast ENE
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