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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 5:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 kilometres/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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.

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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
SabhaSat 7:36 AM810 km503 miles437 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaSat 6:36 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliSat 7:36 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoSat 6:36 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumSat 8:36 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmEast-southeast ESE

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