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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 09:38:00 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 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 43' North, Longitude: 12° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.52 meters/second, 1603.9 km/hour, 996.6 miles/hour or 866.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.1"996.47 miwest0° 11' 44.7"13.45 misouth996.76 mi
24 hours11° 56' 33.4"820.43 mieast4° 52' 42.6"335.21 misouth889.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NgaoundéréFri 10:38 AM178 km110 miles96 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamendaFri 10:38 AM231 km143 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
JalingoFri 10:38 AM254 km158 miles137 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BertouaFri 10:38 AM295 km183 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
GarouaFri 10:38 AM320 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéFri 10:38 AM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoualaFri 10:38 AM397 km247 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
MakurdiFri 10:38 AM410 km255 miles221 nmWest-northwest WNW
BozoumFri 10:38 AM476 km296 miles257 nmEast E
MoundouFri 10:38 AM484 km301 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE

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