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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 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' North, Longitude: 14° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.72 meters/second, 1507.4 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.9 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' 39.7"936.31 miwest0° 01' 06.5"1.27 minorth936.25 mi
24 hours11° 47' 57.7"761.43 mieast0° 00' 57.0"1.09 misouth761.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSat 6:36 AM213 km132 miles115 nmWest W
Dakhla *Sat 7:36 AM300 km186 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottSat 6:36 AM353 km219 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TidjikjaSat 6:36 AM470 km292 miles254 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSat 6:36 AM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth S
Cape Bojador *Sat 7:36 AM556 km345 miles300 nmNorth N
Saint-LouisSat 6:36 AM587 km365 miles317 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El Aaiún *Sat 7:36 AM691 km429 miles373 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToubaSat 6:36 AM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth S
Smara *Sat 7:36 AM707 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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