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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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 52' North
Longitude: 26° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 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' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.8"1002.40 miwest0° 12' 34.4"14.40 misouth1002.56 mi
24 hours12° 10' 27.0"841.71 mieast5° 04' 57.9"349.25 misouth911.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KisanganiSat 11:28 AM185 km115 miles100 nmSouthwest SW
BukavuSat 11:28 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaSat 11:28 AM590 km367 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
KigaliSat 11:28 AM604 km375 miles326 nmSoutheast SE
ButareSat 11:28 AM633 km393 miles342 nmSoutheast SE
WauSat 12:28 PM675 km419 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BujumburaSat 11:28 AM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JubaSat 12:28 PM686 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuluSat 12:28 PM687 km427 miles371 nmEast E
MuyingaSat 11:28 AM697 km433 miles376 nmSoutheast SE
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