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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, August 17, 2012 at 8:28:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 50' North, Longitude: 48° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.15 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.48 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 30' 33.3"988.91 miWest0° 10' 57.4"12.55 miSouth989.26 mi
24 hours11° 45' 44.0"801.70 miEast4° 37' 08.9"317.43 miSouth866.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GaroweFri 11:28 AM158 km98 miles85 nmSouth S
BosasoFri 11:28 AM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GalkayoFri 11:28 AM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BerberaFri 11:28 AM404 km251 miles218 nmWest W
HargeisaFri 11:28 AM503 km313 miles272 nmWest W
AdenFri 11:28 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNorthwest NW
Al MukallaFri 11:28 AM524 km325 miles283 nmNorth N
ObockFri 11:28 AM631 km392 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
DjiboutiFri 11:28 AM632 km393 miles341 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ta'izzFri 11:28 AM654 km406 miles353 nmNorthwest NW

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