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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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 3° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.77 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' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.5"936.49 miwest0° 01' 11.4"1.36 minorth936.43 mi
24 hours11° 47' 42.6"761.30 mieast0° 01' 00.5"1.16 minorth761.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaSat 5:46 AM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth S
DoriSat 5:46 AM852 km530 miles460 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TindoufSat 6:46 AM883 km548 miles477 nmNorth-northwest NNW
In SalahSat 6:46 AM885 km550 miles478 nmNortheast NE
OuagadougouSat 5:46 AM984 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
KoudougouSat 5:46 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth S
KoutialaSat 5:46 AM997 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameySat 6:46 AM1012 km629 miles546 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoSat 5:46 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El Aaiún *Sat 6:46 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorthwest NW
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