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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 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 06' North, Longitude: 11° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.65 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 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' 21.2"936.15 miwest0° 01' 21.3"1.56 misouth936.23 mi
24 hours11° 53' 04.3"767.07 mieast1° 00' 32.2"69.41 misouth772.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaSun 7:10 AM282 km176 miles153 nmSouth S
Dakhla *Sun 8:10 AM546 km340 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
NouakchottSun 7:10 AM584 km363 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouSun 7:10 AM584 km363 miles315 nmWest W
Smara *Sun 8:10 AM625 km388 miles337 nmNorth N
Cape Bojador *Sun 8:10 AM638 km397 miles345 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RossoSun 7:10 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouthwest SW
El Aaiún *Sun 8:10 AM693 km431 miles374 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TindoufSun 8:10 AM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ToubaSun 7:10 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
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