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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 5:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 62%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 12° 07' 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"942.93 miWest0° 03' 30.3"4.02 miNorth942.76 mi
24 hours11° 38' 03.9"755.67 miEast0° 58' 00.5"66.51 miNorth756.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaFri 5:36 AM191 km118 miles103 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottFri 5:36 AM466 km289 miles251 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouadhibouFri 5:36 AM520 km323 miles281 nmWest W
Dakhla *Fri 6:36 AM556 km346 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
RossoFri 5:36 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-LouisFri 5:36 AM651 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
Cape Bojador *Fri 6:36 AM705 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ToubaFri 5:36 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSouthwest SW
TambacoundaFri 5:36 AM725 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Smara *Fri 6:36 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth N

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