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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 5:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 0° 29' 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"936.45 miWest0° 01' 12.5"1.38 miNorth936.39 mi
24 hours11° 47' 39.2"761.20 miEast0° 01' 27.3"1.67 miNorth761.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuSat 5:36 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TamanrassetSat 6:36 AM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-northeast ENE
OuahigouyaSat 5:36 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitSat 6:36 AM865 km538 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameySat 6:36 AM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSat 5:36 AM974 km605 miles526 nmSouth S
KoudougouSat 5:36 AM1001 km622 miles541 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoSat 5:36 AM1232 km765 miles665 nmSouthwest SW
Marrakech *Sat 6:36 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoSat 6:36 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmSoutheast SE

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