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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: 24%

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 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 0° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.62 meters/second, 1535.8 km/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 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' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.8"954.05 miwest0° 06' 12.9"7.13 misouth954.36 mi
24 hours11° 51' 33.2"780.10 mieast2° 54' 31.1"200.01 misouth811.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriTue 8:00 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSouth S
NiameyTue 9:00 AM550 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuahigouyaTue 8:00 AM558 km347 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuagadougouTue 8:00 AM649 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaTue 8:00 AM662 km411 miles358 nmSouth S
KoudougouTue 8:00 AM690 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArlitTue 9:00 AM784 km487 miles423 nmEast E
KandiTue 9:00 AM827 km514 miles447 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MangoTue 8:00 AM852 km529 miles460 nmSouth S
AgadezTue 9:00 AM856 km532 miles462 nmEast E

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