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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 is currently 418.62 meters/second, 1507.0 kilometres/hour, 936.4 miles/hour or 813.7 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' 21.6"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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuSun 6:36 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaSun 6:36 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth S
TidjikjaSun 6:36 AM908 km564 miles490 nmWest-southwest WSW
TamanrassetSun 7:36 AM920 km571 miles496 nmEast-northeast ENE
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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