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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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 11' North, Longitude: 23° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.54 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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' 03.4"0.07 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.0"942.71 miwest0° 03' 26.1"3.94 minorth942.54 mi
24 hours11° 38' 25.3"755.89 mieast0° 56' 16.9"64.54 minorth756.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa MariaFri 5:20 AM398 km247 miles215 nmSouth S
MindeloFri 5:20 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaFri 5:20 AM586 km364 miles316 nmSouth S
NouadhibouFri 6:20 AM631 km392 miles341 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 6:20 AM778 km484 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dakhla *Fri 7:20 AM830 km516 miles448 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 6:20 AM853 km530 miles461 nmSoutheast SE
RossoFri 6:20 AM866 km538 miles468 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsFri 6:20 AM881 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaFri 6:20 AM962 km598 miles519 nmSoutheast SE
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