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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: 52%

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 07:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 09' North, Longitude: 24° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.68 meters/second, 1507.2 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.8 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' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.0"936.28 miwest0° 01' 02.5"1.19 minorth936.23 mi
24 hours11° 48' 10.2"761.64 mieast0° 02' 36.1"2.98 misouth761.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSat 6:16 AM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth S
Santa MariaSat 6:16 AM547 km340 miles295 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSat 6:16 AM706 km439 miles381 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSat 7:16 AM822 km511 miles444 nmEast E
Dakhla *Sat 8:16 AM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSat 7:16 AM999 km621 miles540 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSat 7:16 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSat 7:16 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmSoutheast SE
El Aaiún *Sat 8:16 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 7:16 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmSoutheast SE
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