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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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 05' North, Longitude: 26° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.71 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' 20.8"936.36 miwest0° 01' 27.5"1.67 misouth936.43 mi
24 hours11° 53' 10.7"767.36 mieast1° 03' 00.6"72.25 misouth773.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 7:10 AM482 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Santa MariaSun 7:10 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSun 7:10 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouSun 8:10 AM952 km592 miles514 nmEast E
NouakchottSun 8:10 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 8:10 AM1168 km726 miles631 nmSoutheast SE
BanjulSun 8:10 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmSoutheast SE
El Aaiún *Sun 9:10 AM1481 km920 miles800 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 8:10 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmSoutheast SE
Ponta Delgada *Sun 8:10 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmNorth N
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