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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, September 7, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 64%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 37° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.27 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.07 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.7"944.28 miwest0° 03' 49.3"4.38 minorth944.10 mi
24 hours11° 36' 24.1"754.88 mieast1° 05' 51.4"75.51 minorth756.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanFri 5:10 AM65 km40 miles35 nmWest-southwest WSW
JeddahFri 5:10 AM229 km142 miles124 nmNortheast NE
MakkahFri 5:10 AM273 km170 miles148 nmNortheast NE
KerenFri 5:10 AM466 km290 miles252 nmSouth S
KassalaFri 5:10 AM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraFri 5:10 AM525 km326 miles283 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MedinaFri 5:10 AM538 km334 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TeseneyFri 5:10 AM546 km339 miles295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Khamis MushaitFri 5:10 AM557 km346 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
MendeferaFri 5:10 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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