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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 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 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° 11' 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 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 56.7"1002.19 miwest0° 12' 31.7"14.35 misouth1002.36 mi
24 hours12° 08' 58.7"839.79 mieast5° 04' 34.8"348.81 misouth909.71 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 AM993 km617 miles536 nmWest-northwest WNW
MogadishuSat 10:28 AM1095 km681 miles591 nmWest W
AdenSat 10:28 AM1618 km1006 miles874 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiSat 10:28 AM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorthwest NW
SanaSat 10:28 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
Addis AbabaSat 10:28 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSat 10:28 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSat 10:28 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaleSat 12:28 PM2048 km1272 miles1106 nmEast E
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