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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, September 7, 2012 at 3:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 63%

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 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 20° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 kilometres/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.74 miWest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 miNorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.0"943.81 miWest0° 03' 43.0"4.26 miNorth943.64 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.3"755.15 miEast1° 03' 11.9"72.46 miNorth756.06 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauFri 4:20 AM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
FadaFri 4:20 AM324 km201 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KufraFri 5:20 AM531 km330 miles287 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéFri 4:20 AM684 km425 miles369 nmSouth S
SabhaFri 5:20 AM1013 km630 miles547 nmNorthwest NW
NdjamenaFri 4:20 AM1068 km663 miles577 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumFri 6:20 AM1337 km830 miles722 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoFri 5:20 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmNortheast NE
AlexandriaFri 5:20 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNortheast NE
KanoFri 4:20 AM1583 km983 miles855 nmWest-southwest WSW

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