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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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 06' North
Longitude: 17° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.67 meters/second, 1507.2 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"0.03 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.0"936.27 miwest0° 01' 24.0"1.60 misouth936.35 mi
24 hours11° 53' 07.0"767.22 mieast1° 01' 33.2"70.58 misouth773.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouSun 7:34 AM50 km31 miles27 nmEast-southeast ESE
Dakhla *Sun 8:34 AM329 km205 miles178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NouakchottSun 7:34 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoSun 7:34 AM538 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint-LouisSun 7:34 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSouth S
Cape Bojador *Sun 8:34 AM636 km395 miles343 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThièsSun 7:34 AM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth S
ToubaSun 7:34 AM710 km441 miles384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakarSun 7:34 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouth S
El Aaiún *Sun 8:34 AM800 km497 miles432 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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