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

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 14, 2012 at 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 53' North, Longitude: 24° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.38 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.7 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 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.7"996.15 miwest0° 11' 42.3"13.41 misouth996.44 mi
24 hours11° 56' 12.9"819.76 mieast4° 51' 59.8"334.40 misouth888.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BriaFri 9:48 AM245 km152 miles132 nmWest W
OboFri 9:48 AM304 km189 miles164 nmEast-southeast ESE
BambariFri 9:48 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest-southwest WSW
BiraoFri 9:48 AM408 km254 miles220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
WauFri 11:48 AM430 km267 miles232 nmEast-northeast ENE
YambioFri 11:48 AM532 km330 miles287 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kaga-BandoroFri 9:48 AM553 km343 miles298 nmWest W
BanguiFri 9:48 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhFri 9:48 AM686 km426 miles371 nmWest-northwest WNW
BimboFri 9:48 AM703 km437 miles380 nmWest-southwest WSW
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