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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 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 03' North
Longitude: 11° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.50 meters/second, 1517.4 km/hour, 942.9 miles/hour or 819.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"942.64 miwest0° 03' 52.1"4.44 misouth942.84 mi
24 hours11° 53' 41.8"773.14 mieast2° 00' 07.9"137.72 misouth789.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottMon 8:00 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
NouadhibouMon 8:00 AM546 km339 miles295 nmWest-northwest WNW
RossoMon 8:00 AM569 km354 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
Dakhla *Mon 9:00 AM582 km361 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
ToubaMon 8:00 AM713 km443 miles385 nmSouthwest SW
Smara *Mon 9:00 AM742 km461 miles401 nmNorth N
ThièsMon 8:00 AM789 km491 miles426 nmSouthwest SW
El Aaiún *Mon 9:00 AM798 km496 miles431 nmNorth N
FarafenniMon 8:00 AM818 km508 miles442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DakarMon 8:00 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW
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