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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: 18%

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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 9° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.66 meters/second, 1507.2 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.61 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.8"936.26 miwest0° 02' 29.4"2.86 misouth936.39 mi
24 hours12° 03' 18.3"778.56 mieast1° 28' 33.3"101.54 misouth788.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaMon 9:10 AM334 km207 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
SmaraMon 9:10 AM668 km415 miles360 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DakhlaMon 9:10 AM716 km445 miles387 nmWest-northwest WNW
NouakchottMon 9:10 AM744 km462 miles402 nmWest-southwest WSW
TindoufMon 10:10 AM751 km467 miles406 nmNorth N
Cape BojadorMon 9:10 AM754 km468 miles407 nmNorthwest NW
El AaiúnMon 9:10 AM771 km479 miles416 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouadhibouMon 9:10 AM773 km480 miles417 nmWest W
RossoMon 9:10 AM822 km511 miles444 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaMon 9:10 AM911 km566 miles492 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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