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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 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 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° 20' 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"936.19 miwest0° 02' 29.4"2.85 misouth936.32 mi
24 hours12° 03' 18.1"778.51 mieast1° 28' 30.5"101.48 misouth788.81 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 AM351 km218 miles189 nmSouthwest SW
SmaraMon 9:10 AM677 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DakhlaMon 9:10 AM742 km461 miles400 nmWest-northwest WNW
TindoufMon 10:10 AM746 km464 miles403 nmNorth N
NouakchottMon 9:10 AM769 km478 miles415 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cape BojadorMon 9:10 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorthwest NW
El AaiúnMon 9:10 AM784 km487 miles423 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouadhibouMon 9:10 AM801 km498 miles432 nmWest W
RossoMon 9:10 AM845 km525 miles456 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaMon 9:10 AM925 km575 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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