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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 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 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: 22° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.55 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"942.65 miwest0° 03' 26.2"3.94 minorth942.48 mi
24 hours11° 38' 24.8"755.83 mieast0° 56' 19.4"64.58 minorth756.29 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 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PraiaFri 5:20 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
NouadhibouFri 6:20 AM603 km375 miles326 nmEast E
NouakchottFri 6:20 AM751 km467 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dakhla *Fri 7:20 AM805 km500 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE
DakarFri 6:20 AM833 km518 miles450 nmSoutheast SE
RossoFri 6:20 AM841 km522 miles454 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsFri 6:20 AM861 km535 miles465 nmSoutheast SE
ToubaFri 6:20 AM939 km584 miles507 nmSoutheast SE
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