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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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 47' North
Longitude: 16° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.47 meters/second, 1603.7 km/hour, 996.5 miles/hour or 865.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.4"996.42 miwest0° 11' 43.8"13.43 misouth996.71 mi
24 hours11° 56' 25.7"820.24 mieast4° 52' 26.6"334.93 misouth888.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouFri 10:18 AM208 km130 miles113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BerbératiFri 10:18 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SarhFri 10:18 AM324 km201 miles175 nmNortheast NE
BimboFri 10:18 AM339 km211 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
BanguiFri 10:18 AM340 km211 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
GarouaFri 10:18 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
BambariFri 10:18 AM458 km285 miles247 nmEast-southeast ESE
ImpfondoFri 10:18 AM591 km368 miles319 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaFri 10:18 AM616 km383 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YaoundéFri 10:18 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-southwest WSW
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