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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 1:20:00 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: 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' North, Longitude: 38° 27' 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"956.59 miWest0° 05' 59.2"6.86 miNorth956.35 mi
24 hours11° 23' 02.4"749.54 miEast2° 00' 07.1"137.70 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 4:20 AM134 km83 miles73 nmSouth S
Port SudanThu 4:20 AM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KerenThu 4:20 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth S
AsmaraThu 4:20 AM286 km178 miles155 nmSouth S
MendeferaThu 4:20 AM333 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
KassalaThu 4:20 AM346 km215 miles187 nmSouthwest SW
TeseneyThu 4:20 AM361 km224 miles195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JeddahThu 4:20 AM408 km253 miles220 nmNorth N
MakkahThu 4:20 AM419 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Khamis MushaitThu 4:20 AM456 km284 miles246 nmEast E

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