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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 = Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 4:36:00 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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 09' North, Longitude: 25° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 418.52 meters/second, 1506.7 kilometres/hour, 936.2 miles/hour or 813.5 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' 30.4"15.60 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.6"935.86 miWest0° 01' 05.8"1.26 miSouth935.92 mi
24 hours11° 52' 45.6"766.48 miEast0° 54' 18.0"62.26 miSouth771.29 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
KufraSun 6:36 AM425 km264 miles229 nmNorthwest NW
FadaSun 5:36 AM625 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
Kharga OasisSun 6:36 AM678 km421 miles366 nmNortheast NE
Faya-LargeauSun 5:36 AM790 km491 miles427 nmWest-southwest WSW
AswanSun 6:36 AM797 km495 miles431 nmEast-northeast ENE
Siwa OasisSun 6:36 AM892 km554 miles482 nmNorth N
KhartoumSun 7:36 AM939 km583 miles507 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéSun 5:36 AM968 km601 miles522 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidSun 7:36 AM999 km620 miles539 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairoSun 6:36 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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