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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 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: 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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' North, Longitude: 14° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.53 meters/second, 1517.5 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.63 miwest0° 03' 53.0"4.45 misouth942.83 mi
24 hours11° 53' 41.5"773.13 mieast2° 00' 28.8"138.11 misouth790.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottMon 8:10 AM297 km185 miles160 nmSouthwest SW
TidjikjaMon 8:10 AM319 km198 miles172 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouadhibouMon 8:10 AM329 km204 miles177 nmWest-northwest WNW
RossoMon 8:10 AM432 km269 miles233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Dakhla *Mon 9:10 AM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-LouisMon 8:10 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ToubaMon 8:10 AM604 km376 miles326 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThièsMon 8:10 AM656 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Cape Bojador *Mon 9:10 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
DakarMon 8:10 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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