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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 9, 2012 at 04:36:00 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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 09' North, Longitude: 25° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.52 meters/second, 1506.7 km/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.6"935.86 miwest0° 01' 05.8"1.26 misouth935.92 mi
24 hours11° 52' 45.6"766.48 mieast0° 54' 18.0"62.26 misouth771.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraSun 6:36 AM425 km264 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
FadaSun 5:36 AM625 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
Kharga OasisSun 6:36 AM678 km421 miles366 nmNortheast NE
Faya-LargeauSun 5:36 AM790 km491 miles427 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirSun 7:36 AM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth S
LuxorSun 6:36 AM860 km534 miles464 nmNortheast NE
KhartoumSun 7:36 AM939 km583 miles507 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéSun 5:36 AM968 km601 miles522 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidSun 7:36 AM999 km620 miles539 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al JizahSun 6:36 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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