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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 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 09' North, Longitude: 25° 55' 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"936.27 miwest0° 01' 02.1"1.19 minorth936.22 mi
24 hours11° 48' 11.3"761.66 mieast0° 02' 45.7"3.17 misouth761.78 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 AM482 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaSat 6:20 AM594 km369 miles321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaSat 6:20 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSat 7:20 AM922 km573 miles498 nmEast E
NouakchottSat 7:20 AM1095 km681 miles591 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSat 7:20 AM1149 km714 miles620 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSat 7:20 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmSoutheast SE
El Aaiún *Sat 8:20 AM1451 km902 miles784 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 7:20 AM1506 km936 miles813 nmSoutheast SE
ConakrySat 7:20 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSoutheast SE
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