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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 05:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' North, Longitude: 11° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.56 meters/second, 1506.8 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.1"935.97 miwest0° 01' 11.8"1.37 misouth936.03 mi
24 hours11° 52' 53.2"766.71 mieast0° 56' 44.0"65.05 misouth771.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSun 6:36 AM488 km304 miles264 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezSun 6:36 AM579 km360 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderSun 6:36 AM848 km527 miles458 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauSun 6:36 AM892 km554 miles481 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaradiSun 6:36 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroSun 6:36 AM995 km618 miles537 nmSoutheast SE
KanoSun 6:36 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaSun 6:36 AM1076 km669 miles581 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySun 6:36 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliSun 7:36 AM1316 km818 miles710 nmNorth N

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