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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, September 14, 2012 at 10:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 10:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 33' North, Longitude: 0° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.66 meters/second, 1604.4 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 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' 11.7"0.22 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.7"996.79 miWest0° 11' 47.0"13.50 miSouth997.08 mi
24 hours11° 56' 54.7"821.11 miEast4° 53' 24.4"336.01 miSouth889.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraFri 10:28 AM114 km71 miles61 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LoméFri 10:28 AM142 km88 miles77 nmEast-southeast ESE
AtakpaméFri 10:28 AM164 km102 miles89 nmNortheast NE
KumasiFri 10:28 AM180 km112 miles97 nmWest W
BohiconFri 11:28 AM238 km148 miles129 nmEast-northeast ENE
CotonouFri 11:28 AM269 km167 miles145 nmEast E
Porto NovoFri 11:28 AM289 km180 miles156 nmEast E
SokodéFri 10:28 AM297 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SavéFri 11:28 AM319 km198 miles172 nmEast-northeast ENE
TamaleFri 10:28 AM329 km204 miles178 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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