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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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 18' North
Longitude: 14° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.99 meters/second, 1584.0 km/hour, 984.2 miles/hour or 855.3 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 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.7"984.13 miwest0° 10' 16.6"11.78 misouth984.49 mi
24 hours11° 49' 55.2"802.65 mieast4° 23' 59.3"302.40 misouth862.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaThu 9:38 AM108 km67 miles58 nmNortheast NE
GarouaThu 9:38 AM252 km157 miles136 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoundouThu 9:38 AM349 km217 miles188 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SarhThu 9:38 AM488 km304 miles264 nmEast-southeast ESE
KanoThu 9:38 AM657 km408 miles355 nmWest W
ZinderThu 9:38 AM659 km410 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
BamendaThu 9:38 AM761 km473 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaThu 9:38 AM777 km483 miles419 nmWest W
BerbératiThu 9:38 AM792 km492 miles428 nmSouth S
AbujaThu 9:38 AM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
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