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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 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
FadaMon 6:36 AM361 km225 miles195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KufraMon 7:36 AM445 km277 miles240 nmNorth N
Faya-LargeauMon 6:36 AM474 km294 miles256 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbéchéMon 6:36 AM738 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirMon 8:36 AM772 km479 miles417 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoMon 6:36 AM994 km618 miles537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroMon 6:36 AM997 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
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
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