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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 08:28:00 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: 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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 57' North, Longitude: 29° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.32 meters/second, 1603.1 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.0"996.01 miwest0° 11' 41.3"13.39 misouth996.31 mi
24 hours11° 56' 04.8"819.50 mieast4° 51' 42.4"334.06 misouth887.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauFri 11:28 AM140 km87 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
YambioFri 11:28 AM271 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OboFri 9:28 AM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW
JubaFri 11:28 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSoutheast SE
MalakalFri 11:28 AM409 km254 miles221 nmNortheast NE
GuluFri 11:28 AM587 km365 miles317 nmSoutheast SE
LiraFri 11:28 AM675 km419 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidFri 11:28 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth N
KostiFri 11:28 AM796 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KisanganiFri 10:28 AM827 km514 miles447 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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