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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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' North, Longitude: 11° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.56 meters/second, 1506.8 km/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.1"936.03 miwest0° 01' 12.0"1.38 misouth936.10 mi
24 hours11° 52' 53.4"766.76 mieast0° 56' 46.6"65.10 misouth771.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezSun 6:36 AM562 km349 miles303 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderSun 6:36 AM840 km522 miles453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiSun 6:36 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 6:36 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaSun 6:36 AM1087 km675 miles587 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySun 6:36 AM1269 km789 miles685 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliSun 7:36 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorth N
AbujaSun 6:36 AM1387 km862 miles749 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouSun 5:36 AM1653 km1027 miles892 nmSouthwest SW
Valletta *Sun 7:36 AM1671 km1038 miles902 nmNorth N
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