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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, September 8, 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: 52%

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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 10' North, Longitude: 37° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.63 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 38.1"936.10 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth936.05 mi
24 hours11° 48' 25.9"761.79 mieast0° 04' 43.5"5.42 misouth762.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSat 7:10 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Sat 8:10 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DakarSat 8:10 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottSat 8:10 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmEast E
CayenneSat 5:10 AM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmSouthwest SW
BanjulSat 8:10 AM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmEast-southeast ESE
BridgetownSat 4:10 AM2490 km1547 miles1345 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSat 5:10 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 4:10 AM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 4:10 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmWest-southwest WSW

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