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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 = Monday, July 16, 2012 at 8:10:00 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: 8%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:49 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, July 19, 2012 at 4:26 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: 24° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 416.96 meters/second, 1501.1 kilometres/hour, 932.7 miles/hour or 810.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"932.36 miWest0° 00' 46.4"0.89 miSouth932.41 mi
24 hours12° 04' 29.9"776.60 miEast0° 47' 53.4"54.92 miSouth780.65 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraMon 10:10 AM295 km183 miles159 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FadaMon 9:10 AM555 km345 miles300 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauMon 9:10 AM659 km410 miles356 nmSouthwest SW
Siwa OasisMon 10:10 AM853 km530 miles460 nmNorth N
AbéchéMon 9:10 AM927 km576 miles500 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AswanMon 10:10 AM950 km590 miles513 nmEast-northeast ENE
KhartoumMon 11:10 AM1118 km694 miles603 nmSoutheast SE
CairoMon 10:10 AM1179 km733 miles637 nmNortheast NE
AlexandriaMon 10:10 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NdjamenaMon 9:10 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmSouthwest SW

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