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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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:48 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, July 19, 2012 at 4:25 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, July 16, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 38' North, Longitude: 23° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.96 meters/second, 1501.1 km/hour, 932.7 miles/hour or 810.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.55 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 29' 54.6"932.43 miwest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 misouth932.47 mi
24 hours12° 04' 30.2"776.66 mieast0° 47' 56.4"54.97 misouth780.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraMon 10:10 AM289 km179 miles156 nmNorth N
FadaMon 9:10 AM542 km337 miles293 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauMon 9:10 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouthwest SW
Al-FashirMon 11:10 AM902 km560 miles487 nmSouth S
AbéchéMon 9:10 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumMon 11:10 AM1140 km709 miles616 nmSoutheast SE
Al JizahMon 10:10 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmNortheast NE
CairoMon 10:10 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNortheast NE
AlexandriaMon 10:10 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdjamenaMon 9:10 AM1402 km871 miles757 nmSouthwest SW
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