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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 7:20:00 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: 52%

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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 09' North, Longitude: 25° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.67 meters/second, 1507.2 km/hour, 936.5 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"936.21 miWest0° 01' 02.1"1.19 miNorth936.16 mi
24 hours11° 48' 11.0"761.60 miEast0° 02' 43.0"3.12 miSouth761.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSat 6:20 AM477 km296 miles257 nmSouth S
Santa MariaSat 6:20 AM580 km360 miles313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSat 6:20 AM725 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSat 7:20 AM894 km556 miles483 nmEast E
NouakchottSat 7:20 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSat 7:20 AM1126 km700 miles608 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSat 7:20 AM1286 km799 miles694 nmSoutheast SE
El Aaiún *Sat 8:20 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 7:20 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmSoutheast SE
ConakrySat 7:20 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmSoutheast SE

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