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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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 53' North
Longitude: 38° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.76 meters/second, 1539.9 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' 48.6"956.66 miwest0° 05' 59.3"6.87 minorth956.42 mi
24 hours11° 23' 01.8"749.58 mieast2° 00' 09.1"137.74 minorth757.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KerenThu 4:18 AM233 km145 miles126 nmSouth S
Port SudanThu 4:18 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
AsmaraThu 4:18 AM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth S
KassalaThu 4:18 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouthwest SW
TeseneyThu 4:18 AM374 km232 miles202 nmSouthwest SW
JeddahThu 4:18 AM405 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
MakkahThu 4:18 AM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mek'eleThu 4:18 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSouth S
Al HudaydahThu 4:18 AM571 km355 miles308 nmSoutheast SE
SanaThu 4:18 AM655 km407 miles354 nmEast-southeast ESE
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