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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 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 57' North
Longitude: 31° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.73 meters/second, 1518.2 km/hour, 943.4 miles/hour or 819.8 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' 04.0"0.08 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.8"943.15 miwest0° 04' 00.2"4.59 misouth943.36 mi
24 hours11° 53' 37.7"773.49 mieast2° 03' 15.5"141.31 misouth791.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MindeloMon 8:20 AM742 km461 miles401 nmEast-southeast ESE
PraiaMon 8:20 AM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
DakarMon 9:20 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottMon 9:20 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmEast E
BanjulMon 9:20 AM1720 km1068 miles928 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauMon 9:20 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmEast-southeast ESE
El Aaiún *Mon 10:20 AM2003 km1245 miles1081 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ponta Delgada (Azores) *Mon 9:20 AM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 9:20 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-southeast ESE
FreetownMon 9:20 AM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmEast-southeast ESE
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