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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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 55' North
Longitude: 16° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.91 meters/second, 1536.9 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.2"954.78 miwest0° 06' 19.5"7.25 misouth955.09 mi
24 hours11° 51' 25.4"780.54 mieast2° 57' 02.4"202.91 misouth812.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NouakchottTue 9:10 AM101 km63 miles55 nmEast E
RossoTue 9:10 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-LouisTue 9:10 AM214 km133 miles116 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouadhibouTue 9:10 AM335 km208 miles181 nmNorth N
ThièsTue 9:10 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth S
ToubaTue 9:10 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DakarTue 9:10 AM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth S
BanjulTue 9:10 AM496 km308 miles268 nmSouth S
SerekundaTue 9:10 AM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth S
FarafenniTue 9:10 AM501 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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