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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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 04' North, Longitude: 4° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.55 meters/second, 1506.8 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.60 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.1"935.95 miwest0° 02' 23.2"2.74 misouth936.08 mi
24 hours12° 03' 15.9"778.26 mieast1° 26' 03.9"98.68 misouth788.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetMon 9:10 AM202 km126 miles109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ArlitMon 9:10 AM366 km228 miles198 nmSoutheast SE
AgadezMon 9:10 AM558 km346 miles301 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahMon 9:10 AM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaradiMon 9:10 AM870 km540 miles470 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyMon 9:10 AM886 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderMon 9:10 AM913 km567 miles493 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriMon 8:10 AM938 km583 miles506 nmSouthwest SW
KanoMon 9:10 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouMon 8:10 AM1180 km734 miles637 nmSouthwest SW

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