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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: 34%

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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 10' North, Longitude: 14° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.20 meters/second, 1516.3 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.70 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"941.88 miwest0° 03' 41.0"4.22 misouth942.08 mi
24 hours11° 53' 46.7"772.61 mieast1° 55' 46.2"132.72 misouth788.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïMon 7:10 AM250 km155 miles135 nmEast-northeast ENE
Faya-LargeauMon 7:10 AM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroMon 7:10 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaMon 7:10 AM771 km479 miles416 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArlitMon 7:10 AM811 km504 miles438 nmWest W
AgadezMon 7:10 AM817 km508 miles441 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaMon 7:10 AM891 km553 miles481 nmSouth S
AbéchéMon 7:10 AM938 km583 miles506 nmSoutheast SE
ZinderMon 7:10 AM948 km589 miles512 nmSouthwest SW
MongoMon 7:10 AM967 km601 miles522 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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