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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 54' North
Longitude: 35° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.71 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"956.55 miwest0° 05' 58.3"6.85 minorth956.31 mi
24 hours11° 23' 08.6"749.62 mieast1° 59' 44.0"137.26 minorth757.79 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 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNortheast NE
KassalaThu 4:30 AM279 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyThu 4:30 AM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenThu 4:30 AM371 km230 miles200 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumThu 4:30 AM427 km265 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
AsmaraThu 4:30 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahThu 4:30 AM536 km333 miles289 nmNortheast NE
MakkahThu 4:30 AM578 km359 miles312 nmNortheast NE
Mek'eleThu 4:30 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSoutheast SE
MedinaThu 4:30 AM830 km516 miles448 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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