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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 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: 43%

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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 05' North, Longitude: 25° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.71 meters/second, 1507.3 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.8"936.29 miwest0° 01' 27.5"1.67 misouth936.37 mi
24 hours11° 53' 10.6"767.30 mieast1° 02' 57.9"72.19 misouth773.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 7:10 AM475 km295 miles256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaSun 7:10 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSun 7:10 AM729 km453 miles393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSun 8:10 AM924 km574 miles499 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 8:10 AM1095 km680 miles591 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 8:10 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSun 8:10 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmSoutheast SE
El Aaiún *Sun 9:10 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 8:10 AM1503 km934 miles811 nmSoutheast SE
ConakrySun 8:10 AM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSoutheast SE

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