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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 is probably impossible 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 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 07' North
Longitude: 43° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.6"1002.28 miwest0° 12' 32.9"14.37 misouth1002.45 mi
24 hours12° 09' 35.2"840.59 mieast5° 04' 45.3"349.01 misouth910.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 11:18 AM249 km155 miles135 nmEast E
KismayoSat 11:18 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GarissaSat 11:18 AM478 km297 miles258 nmSouthwest SW
GalkayoSat 11:18 AM704 km438 miles380 nmNortheast NE
MombasaSat 11:18 AM781 km485 miles422 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NairobiSat 11:18 AM794 km493 miles428 nmWest-southwest WSW
NakuruSat 11:18 AM826 km513 miles446 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamaSat 11:18 AM828 km514 miles447 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HargeisaSat 11:18 AM831 km516 miles449 nmNorth N
Dire DawaSat 11:18 AM839 km521 miles453 nmNorth N
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