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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 17' North, Longitude: 55° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.04 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 56.7"1002.12 miwest0° 12' 31.7"14.35 misouth1002.29 mi
24 hours12° 08' 58.0"839.72 mieast5° 04' 34.5"348.78 misouth909.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSat 11:28 AM764 km475 miles413 nmSouth S
GalkayoSat 10:28 AM1018 km633 miles550 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 10:28 AM1125 km699 miles608 nmWest W
AdenSat 10:28 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiSat 10:28 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorthwest NW
SanaSat 10:28 AM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaSat 10:28 AM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 12:28 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmEast E
MoroniSat 10:28 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 10:28 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmWest-southwest WSW
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