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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: 28%
Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 29' North
Longitude: 30° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.54 meters/second, 1503.2 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.57 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"933.74 miwest0° 00' 22.7"0.43 minorth933.72 mi
24 hours11° 58' 10.2"770.64 mieast0° 19' 29.7"22.36 misouth771.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumSun 8:36 AM698 km434 miles377 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HurghadaSun 7:36 AM740 km460 miles400 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanSun 8:36 AM766 km476 miles414 nmEast-southeast ESE
Al-UbayyidSun 8:36 AM918 km571 miles496 nmSouth S
JeddahSun 8:36 AM935 km581 miles505 nmEast E
KassalaSun 8:36 AM939 km584 miles507 nmSoutheast SE
Al JizahSun 7:36 AM952 km591 miles514 nmNorth N
CairoSun 7:36 AM955 km593 miles516 nmNorth N
KostiSun 8:36 AM959 km596 miles518 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuezSun 7:36 AM971 km604 miles524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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