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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 = Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 7:10:00 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: 25%

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 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 12° 22' East

The ground speed is currently 426.41 meters/second, 1535.1 kilometres/hour, 953.8 miles/hour or 828.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.90 miWest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.6"953.58 miWest0° 06' 08.1"7.03 miSouth953.88 mi
24 hours11° 51' 39.0"779.82 miEast2° 52' 40.3"197.90 miSouth810.39 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezTue 8:10 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitTue 8:10 AM529 km329 miles286 nmWest W
ZinderTue 8:10 AM599 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroTue 8:10 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
Faya-LargeauTue 8:10 AM714 km444 miles385 nmEast E
NdjamenaTue 8:10 AM726 km451 miles392 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiTue 8:10 AM762 km473 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
KanoTue 8:10 AM794 km493 miles429 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TamanrassetTue 8:10 AM880 km547 miles475 nmNorthwest NW
GarouaTue 8:10 AM983 km611 miles531 nmSouth S

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