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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 = Monday, August 13, 2012 at 8:00:00 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: 19%

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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' North, Longitude: 7° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 418.53 meters/second, 1506.7 kilometres/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.6 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' 29.8"15.60 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miSouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.3"935.90 miWest0° 02' 22.0"2.71 miSouth936.03 mi
24 hours12° 03' 15.6"778.22 miEast1° 25' 36.2"98.15 miSouth787.99 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
ArlitMon 9:00 AM259 km161 miles140 nmSouth S
TamanrassetMon 9:00 AM286 km177 miles154 nmNorthwest NW
AgadezMon 9:00 AM456 km283 miles246 nmSouth S
ZinderMon 9:00 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth S
MaradiMon 9:00 AM840 km522 miles453 nmSouth S
SabhaMon 10:00 AM960 km597 miles518 nmNortheast NE
KanoMon 9:00 AM1010 km627 miles545 nmSouth S
NiameyMon 9:00 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmSouthwest SW
TimbuktuMon 8:00 AM1212 km753 miles654 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaMon 9:00 AM1272 km790 miles687 nmSoutheast SE

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