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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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 07:28:00 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: 10%

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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' North, Longitude: 31° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.68 meters/second, 1582.9 km/hour, 983.5 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.8"983.37 miwest0° 10' 11.8"11.68 misouth983.73 mi
24 hours11° 49' 46.6"801.86 mieast4° 22' 16.7"300.42 misouth861.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KostiThu 10:28 AM212 km132 miles114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalakalThu 10:28 AM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth S
Al-UbayyidThu 10:28 AM245 km152 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
KhartoumThu 10:28 AM462 km287 miles250 nmNorth N
WauThu 10:28 AM585 km364 miles316 nmSouthwest SW
NekemteThu 10:28 AM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bahir DarThu 10:28 AM621 km386 miles335 nmEast E
GondarThu 10:28 AM640 km398 miles346 nmEast-northeast ENE
TeseneyThu 10:28 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNortheast NE
KassalaThu 10:28 AM671 km417 miles362 nmNortheast NE
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