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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 Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 19:06:00 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: 61%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' South, Longitude: 4° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.19 meters/second, 1519.9 km/hour, 944.4 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.74 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.7"944.15 miwest0° 05' 37.9"6.46 minorth944.44 mi
24 hours13° 06' 51.8"857.47 mieast2° 44' 02.2"188.02 minorth884.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 7:06 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuandaSun 8:06 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 9:06 PM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 7:06 PM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 8:06 PM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 7:06 PM2699 km1677 miles1458 nmNorth N
KinshasaSun 8:06 PM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 8:06 PM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 7:06 PM2772 km1723 miles1497 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cape TownSun 9:06 PM2844 km1767 miles1536 nmSoutheast SE
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