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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 = Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 5:26:00 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: 53%

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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 1° 56' East

The ground speed is currently 418.79 meters/second, 1507.7 kilometres/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"936.48 miWest0° 01' 13.4"1.40 miNorth936.41 mi
24 hours11° 47' 35.9"761.16 miEast0° 01' 51.2"2.13 miNorth761.09 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TamanrassetSat 6:26 AM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArlitSat 6:26 AM629 km391 miles340 nmEast-southeast ESE
In SalahSat 6:26 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
TimbuktuSat 5:26 AM708 km440 miles382 nmSouthwest SW
NiameySat 6:26 AM841 km523 miles454 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSat 5:26 AM953 km592 miles515 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiSat 6:26 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouSat 5:26 AM1035 km643 miles559 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSat 6:26 AM1230 km764 miles664 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoSat 5:26 AM1412 km878 miles763 nmSouthwest SW

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