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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: 73%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 52' North
Longitude: 40° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.80 meters/second, 1540.1 km/hour, 957.0 miles/hour or 831.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.9"956.74 miwest0° 06' 00.0"6.88 minorth956.50 mi
24 hours11° 22' 57.3"749.56 mieast2° 00' 25.7"138.06 minorth757.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KerenThu 4:10 AM325 km202 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
AsmaraThu 4:10 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahThu 4:10 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port SudanThu 4:10 AM406 km252 miles219 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al HudaydahThu 4:10 AM422 km262 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahThu 4:10 AM430 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SanaThu 4:10 AM475 km295 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
Mek'eleThu 4:10 AM498 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TeseneyThu 4:10 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouthwest SW
KassalaThu 4:10 AM521 km324 miles281 nmWest-southwest WSW
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