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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 Monday, September 10, 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: 34%

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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 23° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.11 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.70 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"941.68 miwest0° 03' 37.6"4.16 misouth941.87 mi
24 hours11° 53' 48.0"772.47 mieast1° 54' 26.0"131.19 misouth788.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaMon 6:36 AM374 km232 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KufraMon 7:36 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth N
Faya-LargeauMon 6:36 AM498 km310 miles269 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbéchéMon 6:36 AM747 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirMon 8:36 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kharga OasisMon 7:36 AM953 km592 miles515 nmNortheast NE
MongoMon 6:36 AM1008 km626 miles544 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroMon 6:36 AM1017 km632 miles549 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumMon 8:36 AM1112 km691 miles601 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaMon 6:36 AM1247 km775 miles673 nmSouthwest SW
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