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

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' North, Longitude: 2° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.20 meters/second, 1584.7 km/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.41 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.7"984.54 miwest0° 10' 20.0"11.84 misouth984.90 mi
24 hours11° 50' 01.5"803.10 mieast4° 25' 08.6"303.70 misouth863.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KandiThu 10:28 AM29 km18 miles15 nmEast E
NatitingouThu 10:28 AM171 km106 miles92 nmSouthwest SW
DjougouThu 10:28 AM196 km122 miles106 nmSouthwest SW
ParakouThu 10:28 AM202 km126 miles109 nmSouth S
KaraThu 9:28 AM242 km150 miles131 nmSouthwest SW
MangoThu 9:28 AM257 km160 miles139 nmWest-southwest WSW
NiameyThu 10:28 AM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Fada N'gourmaThu 9:28 AM273 km169 miles147 nmWest-northwest WNW
SokodéThu 9:28 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
SavéThu 10:28 AM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth S
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