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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: 19%

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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 06' North, Longitude: 19° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.60 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.5"935.78 miwest0° 02' 16.9"2.62 misouth935.90 mi
24 hours12° 03' 13.1"778.07 mieast1° 23' 34.3"95.83 misouth787.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïMon 8:10 AM248 km154 miles134 nmWest W
Faya-LargeauMon 8:10 AM353 km219 miles190 nmSouth S
FadaMon 8:10 AM491 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KufraMon 9:10 AM527 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéMon 8:10 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth S
MoussoroMon 8:10 AM881 km547 miles476 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoMon 8:10 AM989 km614 miles534 nmSouth S
NdjamenaMon 8:10 AM1097 km682 miles592 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliMon 9:10 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumMon 10:10 AM1515 km942 miles818 nmEast-southeast ESE
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