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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 09:28:00 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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' North, Longitude: 14° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.49 meters/second, 1603.8 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 866.0 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' 19.2"996.41 miwest0° 11' 44.2"13.44 misouth996.70 mi
24 hours11° 56' 29.3"820.30 mieast4° 52' 34.1"335.05 misouth888.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NgaoundéréFri 10:28 AM120 km75 miles65 nmWest-northwest WNW
BozoumFri 10:28 AM212 km132 miles114 nmEast-southeast ESE
BertouaFri 10:28 AM257 km160 miles139 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoundouFri 10:28 AM265 km165 miles143 nmNortheast NE
GarouaFri 10:28 AM308 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerbératiFri 10:28 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JalingoFri 10:28 AM421 km262 miles227 nmNorthwest NW
MarouaFri 10:28 AM427 km265 miles231 nmNorth N
YaoundéFri 10:28 AM461 km287 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
BamendaFri 10:28 AM490 km305 miles265 nmWest W
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