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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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' South, Longitude: 8° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.12 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 55.2"988.82 miwest0° 11' 56.2"13.67 misouth988.65 mi
24 hours13° 04' 35.6"893.90 mieast4° 29' 50.1"309.11 misouth939.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 1:26 PM548 km341 miles296 nmEast E
CabindaMon 1:26 PM564 km350 miles305 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireMon 1:26 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNortheast NE
DolisieMon 1:26 PM706 km439 miles381 nmNortheast NE
UígeMon 1:26 PM762 km474 miles412 nmEast E
LubangoMon 1:26 PM886 km550 miles478 nmSoutheast SE
MalanjeMon 1:26 PM894 km555 miles482 nmEast E
Port-GentilMon 1:26 PM894 km555 miles483 nmNorth N
KinshasaMon 1:26 PM925 km574 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleMon 1:26 PM926 km575 miles500 nmEast-northeast ENE
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