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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, September 7, 2012 at 03:20:00 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: 63%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 20° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.0"943.81 miwest0° 03' 43.0"4.26 minorth943.64 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.3"755.15 mieast1° 03' 11.9"72.46 minorth756.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauFri 4:20 AM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
FadaFri 4:20 AM324 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KufraFri 5:20 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéFri 4:20 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth S
MoussoroFri 4:20 AM840 km522 miles454 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirFri 6:20 AM858 km533 miles463 nmSoutheast SE
MongoFri 4:20 AM894 km555 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaFri 4:20 AM1068 km663 miles577 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumFri 6:20 AM1337 km830 miles722 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoFri 5:20 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmNortheast NE
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