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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 8:30:00 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 08:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 18° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.59 meters/second, 1517.7 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 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' 55.1"4.49 miSouth942.96 mi
24 hours11° 53' 40.4"773.22 miEast2° 01' 15.7"139.01 miSouth790.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouadhibouMon 8:30 AM217 km135 miles117 nmEast-northeast ENE
NouakchottMon 8:30 AM372 km231 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
RossoMon 8:30 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisMon 8:30 AM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Dakhla *Mon 9:30 AM508 km316 miles274 nmNortheast NE
Santa MariaMon 7:30 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
DakarMon 8:30 AM611 km379 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ThièsMon 8:30 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ToubaMon 8:30 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MindeloMon 7:30 AM733 km455 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW

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