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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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:48:00 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: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 10:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 28' South, Longitude: 31° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.0"989.77 miwest0° 12' 00.7"13.76 misouth989.60 mi
24 hours13° 02' 29.7"892.28 mieast4° 32' 21.6"312.00 misouth939.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MbeyaMon 1:48 PM180 km112 miles97 nmEast-southeast ESE
KasamaMon 12:48 PM209 km130 miles113 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KarongaMon 12:48 PM278 km173 miles150 nmSoutheast SE
MzuzuMon 12:48 PM405 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
DodomaMon 1:48 PM497 km309 miles268 nmEast-northeast ENE
RutanaMon 12:48 PM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChipataMon 12:48 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth S
RuyigiMon 12:48 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LubumbashiMon 12:48 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
GitegaMon 12:48 PM598 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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