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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 29, 2012 at 22:18:00 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: 100%

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 Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 22:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' North, Longitude: 19° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.78 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.69 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.0"1001.54 miwest0° 10' 52.9"12.46 minorth1001.47 mi
24 hours10° 50' 25.4"746.26 mieast4° 10' 32.7"286.96 minorth796.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BanguiSat 11:18 PM154 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kaga-BandoroSat 11:18 PM154 km96 miles83 nmNorth N
BambariSat 11:18 PM167 km104 miles90 nmEast E
BimboSat 11:18 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BozoumSat 11:18 PM319 km198 miles172 nmWest-northwest WNW
BriaSat 11:18 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
SarhSat 11:18 PM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerbératiSat 11:18 PM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-southwest WSW
ImpfondoSat 11:18 PM458 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoundouSat 11:18 PM474 km294 miles256 nmNorthwest NW
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