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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 08:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' North, Longitude: 19° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.60 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 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' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"942.78 miwest0° 03' 55.4"4.50 misouth942.99 mi
24 hours11° 53' 40.2"773.23 mieast2° 01' 25.0"139.19 misouth790.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouMon 8:34 AM310 km193 miles167 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottMon 8:34 AM459 km285 miles248 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa MariaMon 7:34 AM498 km309 miles269 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisMon 8:34 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSoutheast SE
Dakhla *Mon 9:34 AM574 km357 miles310 nmNortheast NE
RossoMon 8:34 AM576 km358 miles311 nmSoutheast SE
DakarMon 8:34 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MindeloMon 7:34 AM644 km400 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThièsMon 8:34 AM654 km407 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaMon 7:34 AM686 km426 miles370 nmSouthwest SW

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