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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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 58' North, Longitude: 31° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.29 meters/second, 1603.0 km/hour, 996.1 miles/hour or 865.6 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' 11.6"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 20.1"995.95 miwest0° 11' 40.8"13.38 misouth996.24 mi
24 hours11° 56' 00.7"819.36 mieast4° 51' 33.6"333.90 misouth887.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaFri 11:18 AM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
MalakalFri 11:18 AM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth N
WauFri 11:18 AM388 km241 miles210 nmWest-northwest WNW
YambioFri 11:18 AM429 km267 miles232 nmSouthwest SW
GuluFri 11:18 AM474 km294 miles256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LiraFri 11:18 AM548 km340 miles296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OboFri 9:18 AM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
KostiFri 11:18 AM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth N
Al-UbayyidFri 11:18 AM700 km435 miles378 nmNorth N
MbaleFri 11:18 AM720 km447 miles389 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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