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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 09:18:00 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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 47' North, Longitude: 16° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.46 meters/second, 1603.7 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.5"996.34 miwest0° 11' 43.7"13.43 misouth996.63 mi
24 hours11° 56' 25.1"820.16 mieast4° 52' 25.6"334.89 misouth888.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BozoumFri 10:18 AM79 km49 miles43 nmSouthwest SW
MoundouFri 10:18 AM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kaga-BandoroFri 10:18 AM250 km155 miles135 nmEast E
BerbératiFri 10:18 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhFri 10:18 AM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanguiFri 10:18 AM322 km200 miles174 nmSoutheast SE
BimboFri 10:18 AM323 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NgaoundéréFri 10:18 AM374 km232 miles202 nmWest W
BambariFri 10:18 AM429 km267 miles232 nmEast-southeast ESE
BertouaFri 10:18 AM435 km270 miles235 nmSouthwest SW
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