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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: 54%

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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 06' North, Longitude: 14° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.85 meters/second, 1507.9 km/hour, 936.9 miles/hour or 814.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.62 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.7"936.61 miwest0° 01' 18.4"1.50 minorth936.54 mi
24 hours11° 47' 20.1"760.97 mieast0° 03' 51.4"4.42 minorth760.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauSat 5:36 AM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
SabhaSat 6:36 AM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
ArlitSat 5:36 AM742 km461 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezSat 5:36 AM782 km486 miles422 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroSat 5:36 AM865 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaSat 5:36 AM905 km562 miles489 nmEast-southeast ESE
ZinderSat 5:36 AM967 km601 miles522 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSat 5:36 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmSouth S
KanoSat 5:36 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliSat 6:36 AM1310 km814 miles708 nmNorth N

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