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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: 33%

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 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 03' North, Longitude: 9° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.47 meters/second, 1517.3 km/hour, 942.8 miles/hour or 819.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.50 miwest0° 03' 51.0"4.42 misouth942.70 mi
24 hours11° 53' 42.4"773.04 mieast1° 59' 41.8"137.21 misouth789.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaMon 7:50 AM287 km178 miles155 nmSouthwest SW
NouakchottMon 7:50 AM746 km463 miles403 nmWest-southwest WSW
Smara *Mon 8:50 AM782 km486 miles422 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RossoMon 7:50 AM800 km497 miles432 nmWest-southwest WSW
Dakhla *Mon 8:50 AM804 km500 miles434 nmWest-northwest WNW
NouadhibouMon 7:50 AM823 km511 miles444 nmWest W
BamakoMon 7:50 AM830 km516 miles448 nmSouth S
TambacoundaMon 7:50 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSouthwest SW
TindoufMon 8:50 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth N
Cape Bojador *Mon 8:50 AM863 km536 miles466 nmNorthwest NW

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