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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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 07:38:00 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: 4%

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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 07:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 06' North, Longitude: 41° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.17 meters/second, 1602.6 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.4"995.68 miwest0° 11' 38.9"13.34 misouth995.98 mi
24 hours11° 55' 44.9"818.83 mieast4° 50' 57.9"333.22 misouth887.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GobaFri 10:38 AM126 km78 miles68 nmWest W
AdamaFri 10:38 AM257 km160 miles139 nmNorthwest NW
Dire DawaFri 10:38 AM288 km179 miles155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AwasaFri 10:38 AM290 km180 miles156 nmWest W
Debre BerhanFri 10:38 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaFri 10:38 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNorthwest NW
Arba MinchFri 10:38 AM410 km255 miles222 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaFri 10:38 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNortheast NE
DikhilFri 10:38 AM464 km288 miles251 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DessieFri 10:38 AM474 km295 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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