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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 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 02' North
Longitude: 38° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.10 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 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' 55.2"1002.32 miwest0° 12' 33.3"14.38 misouth1002.48 mi
24 hours12° 09' 49.8"840.91 mieast5° 04' 49.3"349.09 misouth910.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarissaSat 11:38 AM316 km196 miles170 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NakuruSat 11:38 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSouthwest SW
NairobiSat 11:38 AM401 km249 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MbaleSat 11:38 AM467 km290 miles252 nmWest-southwest WSW
KismayoSat 11:38 AM545 km339 miles294 nmEast-southeast ESE
LiraSat 11:38 AM598 km371 miles323 nmWest W
ArushaSat 11:38 AM625 km388 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KampalaSat 11:38 AM660 km410 miles357 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuluSat 11:38 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest W
EntebbeSat 11:38 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
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