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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 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

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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 52' North, Longitude: 26° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.9"1002.33 miwest0° 12' 34.4"14.40 misouth1002.49 mi
24 hours12° 10' 26.2"841.63 mieast5° 04' 57.8"349.22 misouth911.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiSat 11:28 AM205 km127 miles111 nmSouthwest SW
YambioSat 12:28 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNortheast NE
OboSat 10:28 AM390 km242 miles210 nmNorth N
GomaSat 11:28 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriSat 11:28 AM515 km320 miles278 nmSoutheast SE
MbararaSat 12:28 PM543 km337 miles293 nmEast-southeast ESE
BukavuSat 11:28 AM553 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaSat 11:28 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
KigaliSat 11:28 AM583 km362 miles315 nmSoutheast SE
RwamaganaSat 11:28 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSoutheast SE
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