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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 = Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 1:20:00 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: 81%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 05' North, Longitude: 27° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.20 meters/second, 1563.1 km/hour, 971.3 miles/hour or 844.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.19 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miNorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.2"971.04 miWest0° 07' 50.2"8.98 miNorth970.78 mi
24 hours11° 09' 45.3"745.59 miEast2° 47' 22.3"191.82 miNorth764.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Al-FashirWed 4:20 AM264 km164 miles142 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidWed 4:20 AM380 km236 miles205 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumWed 4:20 AM566 km352 miles306 nmEast E
KostiWed 4:20 AM619 km384 miles334 nmEast-southeast ESE
FadaWed 2:20 AM652 km405 miles352 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbéchéWed 2:20 AM709 km441 miles383 nmWest W
MalakalWed 4:20 AM778 km483 miles420 nmSoutheast SE
WauWed 4:20 AM821 km510 miles444 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauWed 2:20 AM928 km577 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
KassalaWed 4:20 AM980 km609 miles529 nmEast E

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