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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 8:20:00 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: 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 16° 27' 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"942.69 miWest0° 03' 54.1"4.47 miSouth942.90 mi
24 hours11° 53' 41.0"773.17 miEast2° 00' 52.1"138.56 miSouth790.18 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 AM118 km74 miles64 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NouakchottMon 8:20 AM220 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RossoMon 8:20 AM395 km245 miles213 nmSouth S
Dakhla *Mon 9:20 AM410 km255 miles221 nmNorth N
Saint-LouisMon 8:20 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
TidjikjaMon 8:20 AM553 km343 miles298 nmEast-southeast ESE
ToubaMon 8:20 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouth S
ThièsMon 8:20 AM581 km361 miles313 nmSouth S
DakarMon 8:20 AM601 km374 miles325 nmSouth S
Cape Bojador *Mon 9:20 AM706 km438 miles381 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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