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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 30, 2012 at 01:18:00 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 Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' North, Longitude: 24° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.34 meters/second, 1610.4 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.1"1000.57 miwest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 minorth1000.48 mi
24 hours10° 50' 49.2"745.99 mieast4° 07' 30.4"283.49 minorth794.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaSun 12:18 AM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth N
BissauSun 1:18 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanjulSun 1:18 AM1184 km736 miles639 nmNortheast NE
DakarSun 1:18 AM1217 km756 miles657 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 1:18 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast-northeast ENE
FreetownSun 1:18 AM1268 km788 miles684 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaSun 1:18 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 1:18 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaSat 10:18 PM1913 km1188 miles1033 nmSouthwest SW
BamakoSun 1:18 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmEast-northeast ENE
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