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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 = Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 1:18:00 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: 73%

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 Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 52' North, Longitude: 38° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.77 meters/second, 1540.0 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 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' 48.8"956.61 miWest0° 05' 59.5"6.87 miNorth956.36 mi
24 hours11° 23' 01.2"749.53 miEast2° 00' 11.3"137.78 miNorth757.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NakfaThu 4:18 AM142 km88 miles77 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KerenThu 4:18 AM238 km148 miles128 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port SudanThu 4:18 AM264 km164 miles143 nmNorthwest NW
AsmaraThu 4:18 AM281 km175 miles152 nmSouth S
MendeferaThu 4:18 AM331 km206 miles179 nmSouth S
KassalaThu 4:18 AM381 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
TeseneyThu 4:18 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSouthwest SW
MakkahThu 4:18 AM403 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Khamis MushaitThu 4:18 AM406 km252 miles219 nmEast E
JeddahThu 4:18 AM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth N

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