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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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 0° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.78 meters/second, 1507.6 km/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.0 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' 40.6"936.52 miwest0° 01' 12.3"1.38 minorth936.45 mi
24 hours11° 47' 39.4"761.26 mieast0° 01' 24.5"1.62 minorth761.20 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 6:36 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NiameySat 6:36 AM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSat 5:36 AM971 km604 miles524 nmSouth S
KoudougouSat 5:36 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth S
BamakoSat 5:36 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmSouthwest SW
Marrakech *Sat 6:36 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoSat 6:36 AM1412 km877 miles762 nmSoutheast SE
El Aaiún *Sat 6:36 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmWest-northwest WNW
Fes *Sat 6:36 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Casablanca *Sat 6:36 AM1540 km957 miles832 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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