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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 Wednesday, September 12, 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: 16%

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 Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' North, Longitude: 9° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.15 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.6"968.79 miwest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 misouth969.16 mi
24 hours11° 49' 16.8"789.50 mieast3° 43' 24.1"255.96 misouth835.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ZinderWed 9:10 AM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezWed 9:10 AM277 km172 miles149 nmNorthwest NW
MaradiWed 9:10 AM334 km207 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoWed 9:10 AM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitWed 9:10 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZariaWed 9:10 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaiduguriWed 9:10 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSoutheast SE
SokotoWed 9:10 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
KadunaWed 9:10 AM565 km351 miles305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaWed 9:10 AM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE
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