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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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 05' North
Longitude: 40° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.09 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"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.3"1002.30 miwest0° 12' 33.1"14.38 misouth1002.47 mi
24 hours12° 09' 42.5"840.75 mieast5° 04' 47.3"349.05 misouth910.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MogadishuSat 11:28 AM518 km322 miles280 nmEast E
NairobiSat 11:28 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruSat 11:28 AM577 km358 miles311 nmWest-southwest WSW
MombasaSat 11:28 AM687 km427 miles371 nmSouth S
AdamaSat 11:28 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addis AbabaSat 11:28 AM797 km495 miles430 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaSat 11:28 AM842 km523 miles454 nmNorth N
LiraSat 11:28 AM866 km538 miles468 nmWest W
HargeisaSat 11:28 AM908 km565 miles491 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KampalaSat 11:28 AM922 km573 miles498 nmWest-southwest WSW
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