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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: 27%

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 Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 30' North, Longitude: 6° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.48 meters/second, 1502.9 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.56 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.7"933.54 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 minorth933.53 mi
24 hours11° 59' 00.3"771.42 mieast0° 25' 51.6"29.65 misouth773.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 8:10 AM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-southwest WSW
TindoufSun 9:10 AM697 km433 miles376 nmNorth N
SmaraSun 8:10 AM762 km474 miles412 nmNorthwest NW
El AaiúnSun 8:10 AM901 km560 miles486 nmNorthwest NW
Cape BojadorSun 8:10 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
DakhlaSun 8:10 AM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamakoSun 8:10 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSun 8:10 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaSun 8:10 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmSouth S
NouakchottSun 8:10 AM1031 km641 miles557 nmWest-southwest WSW
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