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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 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 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° 21' 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' 49.7"938.48 miwest0° 02' 46.0"3.17 minorth938.34 mi
24 hours11° 47' 00.6"762.02 mieast0° 39' 15.3"45.02 minorth761.69 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 AM150 km93 miles81 nmWest-northwest WNW
Faya-LargeauSat 6:36 AM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaSat 6:36 AM527 km328 miles285 nmSoutheast SE
KufraSat 7:36 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéSat 6:36 AM818 km508 miles441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroSat 6:36 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoSat 6:36 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth S
NdjamenaSat 6:36 AM1027 km638 miles554 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliSat 7:36 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoSat 6:36 AM1434 km891 miles774 nmSouthwest SW
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