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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 7:20:00 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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 15' North, Longitude: 37° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.38 meters/second, 1517.0 km/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miNorth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.8"942.28 miWest0° 03' 20.7"3.84 miNorth942.12 mi
24 hours11° 38' 52.8"756.06 miEast0° 54' 01.2"61.94 miNorth756.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PraiaFri 6:20 AM1576 km979 miles851 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarFri 7:20 AM2196 km1364 miles1185 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ponta Delgada *Fri 7:20 AM2241 km1392 miles1210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottFri 7:20 AM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmEast E
BanjulFri 7:20 AM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneFri 4:20 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmSouthwest SW
BissauFri 7:20 AM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmEast-southeast ESE
ParamariboFri 4:20 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownFri 3:20 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmWest-southwest WSW
El Aaiún *Fri 8:20 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmEast-northeast ENE

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