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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: 12%
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 Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 38' North
Longitude: 16° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.42 meters/second, 1520.7 km/hour, 944.9 miles/hour or 821.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.75 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.9"944.69 miwest0° 04' 52.6"5.59 misouth944.95 mi
24 hours12° 01' 28.7"783.61 mieast2° 24' 24.8"165.55 misouth806.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaTue 9:10 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezTue 9:10 AM992 km616 miles536 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoTue 9:10 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliTue 10:10 AM1517 km943 miles819 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbujaTue 9:10 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouthwest SW
BanguiTue 9:10 AM1697 km1055 miles917 nmSouth S
KhartoumTue 11:10 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyTue 9:10 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest-southwest WSW
Valletta *Tue 10:10 AM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth N
AlexandriaTue 10:10 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
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