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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 = Sunday, September 16, 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: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 60' South, Longitude: 53° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.40 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.68 miWest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 29' 10.9"1000.66 miWest0° 12' 43.7"14.58 miSouth1000.67 mi
24 hours12° 31' 17.9"864.95 miEast5° 00' 08.1"343.73 miSouth927.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaSun 12:28 PM316 km196 miles170 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuSun 11:28 AM1029 km640 miles556 nmWest-northwest WNW
MoroniSun 11:28 AM1451 km902 miles783 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamSun 11:28 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmWest-southwest WSW
NairobiSun 11:28 AM1823 km1132 miles984 nmWest W
AntananarivoSun 11:28 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DjiboutiSun 11:28 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSun 12:28 PM1958 km1216 miles1057 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DodomaSun 11:28 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest W
AdenSun 11:28 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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