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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: 34%
Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 11' North
Longitude: 22° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.11 meters/second, 1516.0 km/hour, 942.0 miles/hour or 818.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.70 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"941.75 miwest0° 03' 37.7"4.16 misouth941.94 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.9"772.53 mieast1° 54' 28.6"131.24 misouth788.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraMon 7:36 AM445 km277 miles240 nmNorth N
Al-FashirMon 8:36 AM772 km479 miles417 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumMon 8:36 AM1138 km707 miles614 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaMon 6:36 AM1227 km763 miles663 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahMon 7:36 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmNortheast NE
CairoMon 7:36 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmNortheast NE
AlexandriaMon 7:36 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TripoliMon 7:36 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakkahMon 8:36 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmEast E
Bethlehem *Mon 8:36 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNortheast NE
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