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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 8:00:00 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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 05' North, Longitude: 23° 30' 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"936.27 miWest0° 01' 26.4"1.65 miSouth936.34 mi
24 hours11° 53' 09.7"767.26 miEast1° 02' 33.6"71.73 miSouth773.23 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 AM490 km305 miles265 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santa MariaSun 7:00 AM501 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
NouadhibouSun 8:00 AM673 km418 miles363 nmEast E
PraiaSun 7:00 AM683 km424 miles369 nmSouth S
Dakhla *Sun 9:00 AM831 km516 miles449 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottSun 8:00 AM857 km532 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE
RossoSun 8:00 AM957 km594 miles516 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 8:00 AM958 km595 miles517 nmSoutheast SE
ThièsSun 8:00 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSun 8:00 AM1121 km697 miles605 nmSoutheast SE

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