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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 6:36:00 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: 43%

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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 3° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.62 meters/second, 1507.0 km/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 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' 21.6"936.08 miWest0° 01' 18.0"1.49 miSouth936.15 mi
24 hours11° 53' 00.4"766.94 miEast0° 59' 09.6"67.83 miSouth772.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OuahigouyaSun 6:36 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth S
DoriSun 6:36 AM853 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TindoufSun 7:36 AM881 km547 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
In SalahSun 7:36 AM886 km551 miles479 nmNortheast NE
OuagadougouSun 6:36 AM984 km612 miles532 nmSouth S
KoudougouSun 6:36 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth S
KoutialaSun 6:36 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameySun 7:36 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoSun 6:36 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El Aaiún *Sun 7:36 AM1216 km755 miles656 nmNorthwest NW

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