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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 08:38:00 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

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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 03' North, Longitude: 38° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.2"1002.24 miwest0° 12' 33.3"14.38 misouth1002.41 mi
24 hours12° 09' 49.0"840.83 mieast5° 04' 49.0"349.06 misouth910.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaSat 11:38 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NakuruSat 11:38 AM378 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSat 11:38 AM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Arba MinchSat 11:38 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbaleSat 11:38 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
KismayoSat 11:38 AM520 km323 miles281 nmEast-southeast ESE
AwasaSat 11:38 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNorth N
LiraSat 11:38 AM627 km390 miles339 nmWest W
ArushaSat 11:38 AM635 km394 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JimmaSat 11:38 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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