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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: 62%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 09' North
Longitude: 12° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.67 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 09.1"942.98 miwest0° 03' 30.2"4.02 minorth942.82 mi
24 hours11° 38' 04.5"755.72 mieast0° 57' 58.1"66.47 minorth756.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottFri 5:36 AM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouadhibouFri 5:36 AM492 km306 miles266 nmWest W
Dakhla *Fri 6:36 AM537 km334 miles290 nmNorthwest NW
RossoFri 5:36 AM540 km336 miles292 nmSouthwest SW
ToubaFri 5:36 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Smara *Fri 6:36 AM734 km456 miles396 nmNorth N
ThièsFri 5:36 AM763 km474 miles412 nmSouthwest SW
El Aaiún *Fri 6:36 AM780 km485 miles421 nmNorth N
FarafenniFri 5:36 AM804 km499 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarFri 5:36 AM809 km502 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
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