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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: 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 35° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.24 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 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' 13.4"944.22 miwest0° 03' 48.4"4.37 minorth944.04 mi
24 hours11° 36' 29.0"754.92 mieast1° 05' 28.7"75.07 minorth756.01 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 5:20 AM203 km126 miles110 nmEast E
JeddahFri 5:20 AM437 km271 miles236 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakkahFri 5:20 AM497 km309 miles269 nmEast-northeast ENE
KassalaFri 5:20 AM511 km317 miles276 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AswanFri 4:20 AM522 km325 miles282 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TeseneyFri 5:20 AM554 km344 miles299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumFri 5:20 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KerenFri 5:20 AM569 km353 miles307 nmSoutheast SE
AsmaraFri 5:20 AM639 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE
MedinaFri 5:20 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNortheast NE

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