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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: 53%

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 Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 1° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.79 meters/second, 1507.7 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.8"936.54 miwest0° 01' 13.3"1.40 minorth936.48 mi
24 hours11° 47' 36.4"761.22 mieast0° 01' 48.6"2.08 minorth761.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
In SalahSat 6:26 AM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth N
AgadezSat 6:26 AM808 km502 miles436 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameySat 6:26 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth S
OuagadougouSat 5:26 AM1025 km637 miles554 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSat 6:26 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoSat 5:26 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaSat 6:26 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Marrakech *Sat 6:26 AM1510 km939 miles816 nmNorthwest NW
Fes *Sat 6:26 AM1575 km979 miles850 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 6:26 AM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSouth S
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