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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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 00' North
Longitude: 4° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.70 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 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"954.31 miwest0° 06' 14.8"7.16 misouth954.61 mi
24 hours11° 51' 31.0"780.26 mieast2° 55' 14.5"200.85 misouth811.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuTue 8:20 AM237 km147 miles128 nmSoutheast SE
KoutialaTue 8:20 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth S
BamakoTue 8:20 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KoudougouTue 8:20 AM690 km429 miles373 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouTue 8:20 AM718 km446 miles388 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SikassoTue 8:20 AM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth S
Bobo-DioulassoTue 8:20 AM758 km471 miles409 nmSouth S
NiameyTue 9:20 AM895 km556 miles483 nmEast-southeast ESE
NouakchottTue 8:20 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmWest W
YamoussoukroTue 8:20 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouth S
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