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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: 72%

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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 23° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.50 meters/second, 1539.0 km/hour, 956.3 miles/hour or 831.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.2"956.08 miwest0° 05' 54.2"6.77 minorth955.84 mi
24 hours11° 23' 36.9"749.79 mieast1° 57' 59.5"135.27 minorth757.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaThu 3:20 AM236 km147 miles128 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauThu 3:20 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest W
Al-FashirThu 5:20 AM516 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéThu 3:20 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoThu 3:20 AM833 km518 miles450 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidThu 5:20 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
MoussoroThu 3:20 AM904 km562 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumThu 5:20 AM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaThu 3:20 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmSouthwest SW
CairoThu 4:20 AM1542 km958 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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