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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: 63%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 01' North, Longitude: 20° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.06 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"943.87 miwest0° 03' 42.8"4.26 minorth943.69 mi
24 hours11° 36' 58.9"755.20 mieast1° 03' 09.5"72.42 minorth756.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauFri 4:20 AM275 km171 miles148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FadaFri 4:20 AM332 km206 miles179 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KufraFri 5:20 AM545 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéFri 4:20 AM684 km425 miles370 nmSouth S
MoussoroFri 4:20 AM825 km513 miles445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirFri 6:20 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSoutheast SE
MongoFri 4:20 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaFri 4:20 AM1052 km653 miles568 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumFri 6:20 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoFri 5:20 AM1549 km963 miles836 nmNortheast NE
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