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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 Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 08:18:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 07' North, Longitude: 43° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.7"1002.21 miwest0° 12' 32.9"14.37 misouth1002.38 mi
24 hours12° 09' 34.2"840.51 mieast5° 04' 45.2"348.98 misouth910.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 11:18 AM219 km136 miles118 nmEast E
KismayoSat 11:18 AM289 km179 miles156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarissaSat 11:18 AM503 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoSat 11:18 AM684 km425 miles369 nmNortheast NE
AwasaSat 11:18 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorthwest NW
MombasaSat 11:18 AM796 km495 miles430 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiSat 11:18 AM820 km510 miles443 nmWest-southwest WSW
HargeisaSat 11:18 AM827 km514 miles447 nmNorth N
AdamaSat 11:18 AM843 km524 miles455 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaSat 11:18 AM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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