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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 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 2° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.66 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.0"954.13 miwest0° 06' 13.7"7.14 misouth954.44 mi
24 hours11° 51' 32.3"780.15 mieast2° 54' 50.4"200.38 misouth811.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuTue 8:10 AM166 km103 miles90 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OuahigouyaTue 8:10 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth S
DoriTue 8:10 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouTue 8:10 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSouth S
KoudougouTue 8:10 AM640 km397 miles345 nmSouth S
NiameyTue 9:10 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaTue 8:10 AM712 km442 miles384 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KoutialaTue 8:10 AM719 km447 miles388 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Bobo-DioulassoTue 8:10 AM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SikassoTue 8:10 AM834 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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