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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
KufraSat 7:36 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNortheast NE
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
KhartoumSat 8:36 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlexandriaSat 7:36 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNortheast NE
CairoSat 7:36 AM1647 km1024 miles890 nmNortheast NE
Valletta *Sat 7:36 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbujaSat 6:36 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmSouthwest SW
BanguiSat 6:36 AM1821 km1132 miles983 nmSouth S
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