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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 5:46:00 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 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 2° 54' West

The ground speed is currently 418.77 meters/second, 1507.6 kilometres/hour, 936.8 miles/hour or 814.0 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' 01.1"0.02 miNorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.5"936.43 miWest0° 01' 11.4"1.37 miNorth936.37 mi
24 hours11° 47' 42.2"761.24 miEast0° 01' 03.2"1.21 miNorth761.20 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
TimbuktuSat 5:46 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSat 5:46 AM836 km520 miles452 nmSouth S
TamanrassetSat 6:46 AM890 km553 miles480 nmEast-northeast ENE
TidjikjaSat 5:46 AM937 km582 miles506 nmWest-southwest WSW
OuagadougouSat 5:46 AM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth S
KoudougouSat 5:46 AM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth S
NiameySat 6:46 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaSat 5:46 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamakoSat 5:46 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El Aaiún *Sat 6:46 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorthwest NW

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