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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 1:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' North, Longitude: 36° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.72 meters/second, 1539.8 km/hour, 956.8 miles/hour or 831.4 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"0.11 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.4"956.50 miWest0° 05' 58.5"6.85 miNorth956.25 mi
24 hours11° 23' 08.0"749.57 miEast1° 59' 46.3"137.30 miNorth757.74 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 4:30 AM228 km142 miles123 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KassalaThu 4:30 AM274 km170 miles148 nmSouth S
TeseneyThu 4:30 AM315 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenThu 4:30 AM349 km217 miles188 nmSoutheast SE
AsmaraThu 4:30 AM420 km261 miles227 nmSoutheast SE
MendeferaThu 4:30 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumThu 4:30 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
JeddahThu 4:30 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNortheast NE
MakkahThu 4:30 AM554 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
GondarThu 4:30 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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