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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 15' North, Longitude: 47° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.04 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.7"1002.21 miwest0° 10' 56.7"12.54 minorth1002.14 mi
24 hours10° 50' 13.1"746.52 mieast4° 12' 28.1"289.18 minorth797.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GalkayoSat 11:18 PM179 km111 miles97 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MogadishuSat 11:18 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouthwest SW
HargeisaSat 11:18 PM645 km401 miles348 nmNorthwest NW
BerberaSat 11:18 PM662 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BosasoSat 11:18 PM680 km423 miles367 nmNorth N
Dire DawaSat 11:18 PM831 km516 miles448 nmNorthwest NW
KismayoSat 11:18 PM868 km539 miles468 nmSouthwest SW
Ali SabiehSat 11:18 PM875 km544 miles473 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiSat 11:18 PM881 km548 miles476 nmNorthwest NW
AdenSat 11:18 PM901 km560 miles487 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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