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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 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 08:20:00 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: 24%

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 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 01' North, Longitude: 4° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.70 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.0"954.23 miwest0° 06' 14.7"7.16 misouth954.54 mi
24 hours11° 51' 31.1"780.20 mieast2° 55' 12.1"200.79 misouth811.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuTue 8:20 AM214 km133 miles116 nmSoutheast SE
OuahigouyaTue 8:20 AM542 km336 miles292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaTue 8:20 AM630 km391 miles340 nmSouth S
DoriTue 8:20 AM655 km407 miles353 nmSoutheast SE
KoudougouTue 8:20 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamakoTue 8:20 AM699 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouTue 8:20 AM704 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SikassoTue 8:20 AM751 km466 miles405 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoTue 8:20 AM756 km470 miles408 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaTue 8:20 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
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