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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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 10' North
Longitude: 2° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.21 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"984.62 miwest0° 10' 20.0"11.84 misouth984.98 mi
24 hours11° 50' 01.7"803.17 mieast4° 25' 10.2"303.75 misouth863.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParakouThu 10:28 AM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth S
KaraThu 9:28 AM223 km139 miles120 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyThu 10:28 AM262 km163 miles141 nmNorth N
SokodéThu 9:28 AM278 km173 miles150 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoThu 10:28 AM373 km232 miles201 nmNortheast NE
TamaleThu 9:28 AM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-southwest WSW
OuagadougouThu 9:28 AM449 km279 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
IbadanThu 10:28 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbeokutaThu 10:28 AM455 km283 miles246 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Porto NovoThu 10:28 AM517 km321 miles279 nmSouth S
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