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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: 25%

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 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 12° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.41 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.90 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.6"953.59 miwest0° 06' 08.2"7.04 misouth953.89 mi
24 hours11° 51' 38.9"779.82 mieast2° 52' 42.8"197.94 misouth810.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezTue 8:10 AM454 km282 miles245 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitTue 8:10 AM501 km311 miles271 nmWest W
ZinderTue 8:10 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroTue 8:10 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaTue 8:10 AM738 km459 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiTue 8:10 AM740 km460 miles400 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauTue 8:10 AM742 km461 miles401 nmEast E
KanoTue 8:10 AM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoTue 8:10 AM966 km600 miles522 nmSoutheast SE
KadunaTue 8:10 AM980 km609 miles529 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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