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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 24, 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: 71%

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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' South, Longitude: 8° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.44 meters/second, 1546.0 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.01 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.1"960.42 miwest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 minorth960.79 mi
24 hours12° 27' 34.2"827.15 mieast3° 34' 30.0"245.79 minorth869.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 8:06 PM596 km371 miles322 nmEast-northeast ENE
HuamboMon 8:06 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Mon 9:06 PM992 km616 miles536 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaMon 8:06 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Mon 9:06 PM1167 km725 miles630 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownMon 7:06 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmWest W
KinshasaMon 8:06 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleMon 8:06 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméMon 7:06 PM1850 km1150 miles999 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 8:06 PM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth N

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