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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 10, 2012 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 24' North, Longitude: 18° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.81 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.7"947.79 miwest0° 04' 48.9"5.52 minorth947.57 mi
24 hours11° 32' 38.1"753.37 mieast1° 30' 31.0"103.78 minorth756.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouFri 7:20 AM219 km136 miles118 nmNortheast NE
NouakchottFri 7:20 AM289 km179 miles156 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoFri 7:20 AM417 km259 miles225 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisFri 7:20 AM421 km262 miles227 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsFri 7:20 AM531 km330 miles287 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakarFri 7:20 AM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth S
DakhlaFri 7:20 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToubaFri 7:20 AM566 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaFri 6:20 AM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
SerekundaFri 7:20 AM683 km424 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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