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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 of the movement is currently 418.57 meters/second, 1506.9 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' 01.1"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.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSun 6:46 AM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezSun 6:46 AM471 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderSun 6:46 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth S
MaradiSun 6:46 AM867 km538 miles468 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahSun 6:46 AM935 km581 miles505 nmNorthwest NW
KanoSun 6:46 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmSouth S
NiameySun 6:46 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaSun 6:46 AM1195 km743 miles645 nmSoutheast SE
AbujaSun 6:46 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmSouth S
TripoliSun 7:46 AM1370 km852 miles740 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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