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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: 9%
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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 22' North
Longitude: 19° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.90 meters/second, 1583.7 km/hour, 984.0 miles/hour or 855.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.40 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.7"983.93 miwest0° 10' 15.3"11.75 misouth984.30 mi
24 hours11° 49' 52.7"802.44 mieast4° 23' 30.6"301.85 misouth862.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SarhThu 9:18 AM266 km165 miles144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoundouThu 9:18 AM473 km294 miles255 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaThu 9:18 AM474 km294 miles256 nmWest W
BambariThu 9:18 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaiduguriThu 9:18 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest W
Al-FashirThu 11:18 AM701 km436 miles378 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanguiThu 9:18 AM779 km484 miles420 nmSouth S
BimboThu 9:18 AM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth S
BerbératiThu 9:18 AM877 km545 miles474 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoThu 9:18 AM1181 km734 miles638 nmWest W
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