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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 07:24:00 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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 2° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.40 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.34 miwest0° 03' 48.4"4.37 misouth942.54 mi
24 hours11° 53' 43.6"772.93 mieast1° 58' 40.6"136.05 misouth789.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaMon 7:24 AM722 km449 miles390 nmSouth S
DoriMon 7:24 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouMon 7:24 AM866 km538 miles468 nmSouth S
KoudougouMon 7:24 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouth S
KoutialaMon 7:24 AM894 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyMon 8:24 AM903 km561 miles488 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaMon 7:24 AM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahMon 8:24 AM961 km597 miles519 nmNortheast NE
BamakoMon 7:24 AM986 km612 miles532 nmSouthwest SW
TindoufMon 8:24 AM994 km617 miles536 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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