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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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 01' North
Longitude: 16° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.56 meters/second, 1517.6 km/hour, 943.0 miles/hour or 819.4 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' 03.8"0.07 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"942.76 miwest0° 03' 54.2"4.48 misouth942.97 mi
24 hours11° 53' 40.9"773.23 mieast2° 00' 54.8"138.62 misouth790.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouMon 8:20 AM107 km66 miles58 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottMon 8:20 AM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoMon 8:20 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dakhla *Mon 9:20 AM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth N
ToubaMon 8:20 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth S
ThièsMon 8:20 AM579 km360 miles312 nmSouth S
DakarMon 8:20 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth S
FarafenniMon 8:20 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouth S
BanjulMon 8:20 AM728 km452 miles393 nmSouth S
SerekundaMon 8:20 AM729 km453 miles393 nmSouth S
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