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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 01:30:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 73%
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.7"||15.95 mi||west||0° 00' 06.0"||0.11 mi||north||15.95 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 48.4"||956.55 mi||west||0° 05' 58.3"||6.85 mi||north||956.31 mi|
|24 hours||11° 23' 08.6"||749.62 mi||east||1° 59' 44.0"||137.26 mi||north||757.79 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Sudan||Thu 4:30 AM||245 km||152 miles||132 nm|| NE|
|Kassala||Thu 4:30 AM||279 km||174 miles||151 nm|| SSE|
|Teseney||Thu 4:30 AM||323 km||201 miles||174 nm|| SSE|
|Keren||Thu 4:30 AM||371 km||230 miles||200 nm|| SE|
|Khartoum||Thu 4:30 AM||427 km||265 miles||231 nm|| SW|
|Asmara||Thu 4:30 AM||442 km||275 miles||239 nm|| SE|
|Jeddah||Thu 4:30 AM||536 km||333 miles||289 nm|| NE|
|Makkah||Thu 4:30 AM||578 km||359 miles||312 nm|| NE|
|Mek'ele||Thu 4:30 AM||629 km||391 miles||340 nm|| SE|
|Medina||Thu 4:30 AM||830 km||516 miles||448 nm|| NNE|
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