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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: 4%

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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 00' North, Longitude: 33° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.26 meters/second, 1602.9 km/hour, 996.0 miles/hour or 865.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.60 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.2"995.89 miwest0° 11' 40.4"13.37 misouth996.18 mi
24 hours11° 55' 57.2"819.24 mieast4° 51' 25.6"333.75 misouth887.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaFri 11:08 AM324 km201 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
MalakalFri 11:08 AM350 km217 miles189 nmNorthwest NW
GuluFri 11:08 AM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraFri 11:08 AM532 km330 miles287 nmSouth S
Addis AbabaFri 11:08 AM612 km380 miles330 nmEast-northeast ENE
WauFri 11:08 AM622 km386 miles336 nmWest W
YambioFri 11:08 AM634 km394 miles343 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamaFri 11:08 AM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarFri 11:08 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNortheast NE
MbaleFri 11:08 AM659 km410 miles356 nmSouth S

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