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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: 4%
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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 52' North
Longitude: 23° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.38 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.7"996.22 miwest0° 11' 42.3"13.41 misouth996.52 mi
24 hours11° 56' 13.2"819.83 mieast4° 52' 00.8"334.44 misouth888.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BambariFri 9:48 AM379 km235 miles205 nmWest-southwest WSW
WauFri 11:48 AM460 km286 miles248 nmEast-northeast ENE
BanguiFri 9:48 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhFri 9:48 AM659 km409 miles356 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboFri 9:48 AM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
KisanganiFri 10:48 AM717 km446 miles387 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JubaFri 11:48 AM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoundouFri 9:48 AM885 km550 miles478 nmWest-northwest WNW
MalakalFri 11:48 AM903 km561 miles488 nmEast-northeast ENE
BerbératiFri 9:48 AM945 km587 miles510 nmWest-southwest WSW
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