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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 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 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° 51' 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"995.88 miwest0° 11' 40.3"13.37 misouth996.18 mi
24 hours11° 55' 56.7"819.23 mieast4° 51' 24.6"333.73 misouth887.63 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 AM345 km215 miles186 nmSouthwest SW
MalakalFri 11:08 AM368 km229 miles199 nmNorthwest NW
GuluFri 11:08 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiraFri 11:08 AM537 km334 miles290 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Addis AbabaFri 11:08 AM584 km363 miles315 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamaFri 11:08 AM622 km386 miles336 nmEast-northeast ENE
Bahir DarFri 11:08 AM638 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
WauFri 11:08 AM651 km405 miles352 nmWest W
MbaleFri 11:08 AM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth S
YambioFri 11:08 AM662 km411 miles357 nmWest-southwest WSW

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