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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 21:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 24' North, Longitude: 35° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.9"1001.89 miwest0° 10' 55.2"12.51 minorth1001.82 mi
24 hours10° 50' 17.9"746.38 mieast4° 11' 40.0"288.24 minorth797.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaSun 12:08 AM478 km297 miles258 nmWest W
LiraSun 12:08 AM481 km299 miles260 nmSouthwest SW
GuluSun 12:08 AM492 km306 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
Addis AbabaSun 12:08 AM511 km317 miles276 nmNortheast NE
AdamaSun 12:08 AM511 km318 miles276 nmNortheast NE
MbaleSun 12:08 AM514 km320 miles278 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Debre BerhanSun 12:08 AM622 km387 miles336 nmNortheast NE
NakuruSun 12:08 AM631 km392 miles341 nmSouth S
MalakalSun 12:08 AM651 km405 miles352 nmNorthwest NW
KampalaSun 12:08 AM671 km417 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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