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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 8:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 05' North, Longitude: 40° 57' 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"16.70 miWest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 miSouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 55.3"1002.23 miWest0° 12' 33.0"14.37 miSouth1002.39 mi
24 hours12° 09' 41.6"840.67 miEast5° 04' 47.0"349.02 miSouth910.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaSat 11:28 AM316 km196 miles171 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KismayoSat 11:28 AM323 km201 miles174 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MogadishuSat 11:28 AM488 km303 miles263 nmEast E
Arba MinchSat 11:28 AM577 km359 miles312 nmNorthwest NW
NairobiSat 11:28 AM592 km368 miles319 nmSouthwest SW
NakuruSat 11:28 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
AwasaSat 11:28 AM614 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MombasaSat 11:28 AM693 km431 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamaSat 11:28 AM738 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MbaleSat 11:28 AM762 km473 miles411 nmWest W

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