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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: 43%

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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' North, Longitude: 3° 28' 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' 01.2"0.02 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.6"936.15 miwest0° 01' 18.0"1.49 misouth936.22 mi
24 hours11° 53' 00.5"766.99 mieast0° 59' 12.5"67.89 misouth772.49 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 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth S
DoriSun 6:36 AM865 km537 miles467 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TindoufSun 7:36 AM866 km538 miles468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
In SalahSun 7:36 AM905 km562 miles488 nmNortheast NE
KoudougouSun 6:36 AM988 km614 miles534 nmSouth S
KoutialaSun 6:36 AM989 km615 miles534 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouSun 6:36 AM990 km615 miles535 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySun 7:36 AM1029 km640 miles556 nmSoutheast SE
BamakoSun 6:36 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
El Aaiún *Sun 7:36 AM1193 km741 miles644 nmNorthwest NW
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