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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 these coordinates:
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
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
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
BamakoMon 9:10 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth S
ToubaMon 9:10 AM952 km591 miles514 nmSouthwest SW
Las Palmas (ES-Canary) *Mon 10:10 AM985 km612 miles532 nmNorthwest NW
DakarMon 9:10 AM1087 km675 miles587 nmSouthwest SW
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