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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 07:54:00 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: 33%

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 07:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 10° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.48 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.53 miwest0° 03' 51.5"4.42 misouth942.73 mi
24 hours11° 53' 42.2"773.06 mieast1° 59' 51.2"137.39 misouth789.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaMon 7:54 AM212 km132 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottMon 7:54 AM649 km403 miles350 nmWest-southwest WSW
RossoMon 7:54 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dakhla *Mon 8:54 AM720 km447 miles389 nmNorthwest NW
NouadhibouMon 7:54 AM723 km449 miles390 nmWest W
Smara *Mon 8:54 AM757 km470 miles409 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TambacoundaMon 7:54 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape Bojador *Mon 8:54 AM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToubaMon 7:54 AM835 km519 miles451 nmSouthwest SW
El Aaiún *Mon 8:54 AM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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