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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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 05' North
Longitude: 28° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.72 meters/second, 1507.4 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' 30.2"15.61 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.7"936.38 miwest0° 01' 28.6"1.69 misouth936.46 mi
24 hours11° 53' 11.8"767.40 mieast1° 03' 25.0"72.72 misouth773.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloSun 7:20 AM601 km373 miles324 nmSoutheast SE
PraiaSun 7:20 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSoutheast SE
NouakchottSun 8:20 AM1366 km849 miles737 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarSun 8:20 AM1380 km857 miles745 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjulSun 8:20 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Sun 9:20 AM1703 km1058 miles920 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSun 8:20 AM1723 km1071 miles931 nmSoutheast SE
Ponta Delgada *Sun 8:20 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth N
Angra do Heroísmo *Sun 8:20 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth N
ConakrySun 8:20 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSoutheast SE
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