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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 = Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 5:46:00 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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' North, Longitude: 8° 53' East

The ground speed is currently 418.57 meters/second, 1506.9 kilometres/hour, 936.3 miles/hour or 813.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.61 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miSouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.9"935.99 miWest0° 01' 12.9"1.39 miSouth936.05 mi
24 hours11° 52' 54.4"766.74 miEast0° 57' 08.3"65.51 miSouth771.95 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSun 6:46 AM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TamanrassetSun 6:46 AM393 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
AgadezSun 6:46 AM471 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderSun 6:46 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth S
SabhaSun 7:46 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNortheast NE
MaradiSun 6:46 AM867 km538 miles468 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 6:46 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmSouth S
NiameySun 6:46 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSun 6:46 AM1195 km743 miles645 nmSoutheast SE
TimbuktuSun 5:46 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmWest-southwest WSW

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