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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 = Monday, September 10, 2012 at 7:00:00 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: 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 07:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' North, Longitude: 2° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.33 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.71 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miSouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.19 miWest0° 03' 46.0"4.32 miSouth942.39 mi
24 hours11° 53' 44.6"772.83 miEast1° 57' 44.2"134.97 miSouth789.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 8:00 AM497 km309 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezMon 8:00 AM641 km398 miles346 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyMon 8:00 AM734 km456 miles397 nmSouth S
DoriMon 7:00 AM741 km460 miles400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahMon 8:00 AM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth N
MaradiMon 8:00 AM859 km534 miles464 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaMon 7:00 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaMon 7:00 AM930 km578 miles502 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderMon 8:00 AM953 km592 miles515 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouMon 7:00 AM977 km607 miles528 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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