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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: 37%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 18° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.9"938.42 miwest0° 02' 46.0"3.17 minorth938.28 mi
24 hours11° 46' 59.9"761.96 mieast0° 39' 18.0"45.06 minorth761.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïSat 6:36 AM176 km110 miles95 nmWest-northwest WNW
Faya-LargeauSat 6:36 AM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth S
FadaSat 6:36 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSoutheast SE
KufraSat 7:36 AM608 km378 miles328 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéSat 6:36 AM809 km502 miles437 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroSat 6:36 AM827 km514 miles446 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoSat 6:36 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth S
NdjamenaSat 6:36 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliSat 7:36 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoSat 6:36 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmSouthwest SW
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