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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 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 30' North
Longitude: 7° 05' 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"15.57 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 12.7"933.60 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth933.60 mi
24 hours11° 59' 00.8"771.48 mieast0° 25' 54.4"29.71 misouth773.18 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 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
TindoufSun 9:10 AM692 km430 miles374 nmNorth N
SmaraSun 8:10 AM745 km463 miles402 nmNorthwest NW
El AaiúnSun 8:10 AM881 km548 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
Cape BojadorSun 8:10 AM912 km567 miles492 nmNorthwest NW
DakhlaSun 8:10 AM942 km585 miles508 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamakoSun 8:10 AM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
NouakchottSun 8:10 AM1005 km624 miles543 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarrakechSun 8:10 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmNorth N
OuagadougouSun 8:10 AM1170 km727 miles632 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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