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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: 13%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:39 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, March 30, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 26, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 36° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.09 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.85 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.3"950.58 miwest0° 05' 40.5"6.51 minorth950.33 mi
24 hours11° 25' 48.4"747.85 mieast1° 51' 48.8"128.19 minorth754.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanMon 3:20 PM87 km54 miles47 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JeddahMon 3:20 PM377 km234 miles204 nmNortheast NE
KassalaMon 3:20 PM391 km243 miles211 nmSouth S
KerenMon 3:20 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakkahMon 3:20 PM421 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
TeseneyMon 3:20 PM427 km265 miles230 nmSouth S
AsmaraMon 3:20 PM464 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendeferaMon 3:20 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumMon 3:20 PM583 km362 miles315 nmSouthwest SW
Khamis MushaitMon 3:20 PM635 km395 miles343 nmEast E
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