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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 7:24:00 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 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 2° 55' West

The ground speed is currently 421.40 meters/second, 1517.0 kilometres/hour, 942.6 miles/hour or 819.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"942.34 miWest0° 03' 48.4"4.37 miSouth942.54 mi
24 hours11° 53' 43.6"772.93 miEast1° 58' 40.6"136.05 miSouth789.44 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuMon 7:24 AM366 km228 miles198 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaMon 7:24 AM722 km449 miles390 nmSouth S
OuagadougouMon 7:24 AM866 km538 miles468 nmSouth S
KoudougouMon 7:24 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouth S
KoutialaMon 7:24 AM894 km556 miles483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyMon 8:24 AM903 km561 miles488 nmSoutheast SE
TidjikjaMon 7:24 AM910 km566 miles492 nmWest W
TamanrassetMon 8:24 AM925 km575 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE
BamakoMon 7:24 AM986 km612 miles532 nmSouthwest SW
Bobo-DioulassoMon 7:24 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouth S

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