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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 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
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
KhartoumThu 4:30 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouthwest SW
JeddahThu 4:30 AM517 km321 miles279 nmNortheast NE
MakkahThu 4:30 AM558 km347 miles301 nmNortheast NE
GondarThu 4:30 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mek'eleThu 4:30 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSoutheast SE

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