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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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 05' North, Longitude: 23° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.70 meters/second, 1507.3 km/hour, 936.6 miles/hour or 813.9 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' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.9"936.33 miwest0° 01' 26.6"1.65 misouth936.41 mi
24 hours11° 53' 09.8"767.32 mieast1° 02' 36.3"71.79 misouth773.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 7:00 AM482 km300 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa MariaSun 7:00 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSouth S
PraiaSun 7:00 AM683 km425 miles369 nmSouth S
NouadhibouSun 8:00 AM701 km435 miles378 nmEast E
Dakhla *Sun 9:00 AM857 km533 miles463 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSun 8:00 AM883 km549 miles477 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 8:00 AM977 km607 miles528 nmSoutheast SE
RossoSun 8:00 AM981 km609 miles530 nmEast-southeast ESE
ThièsSun 8:00 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSun 8:00 AM1140 km708 miles616 nmSoutheast SE
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