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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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' North, Longitude: 38° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.75 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"956.65 miwest0° 05' 59.2"6.86 minorth956.40 mi
24 hours11° 23' 03.1"749.59 mieast2° 00' 04.9"137.66 minorth757.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanThu 4:20 AM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KerenThu 4:20 AM234 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
AsmaraThu 4:20 AM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KassalaThu 4:20 AM329 km204 miles178 nmSouthwest SW
TeseneyThu 4:20 AM347 km216 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JeddahThu 4:20 AM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahThu 4:20 AM429 km267 miles232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Khamis MushaitThu 4:20 AM485 km301 miles262 nmEast E
Mek'eleThu 4:20 AM505 km314 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GondarThu 4:20 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouth S
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