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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 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 29, 2012 at 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 27' North, Longitude: 31° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.89 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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"1001.80 miwest0° 10' 54.6"12.49 minorth1001.72 mi
24 hours10° 50' 19.9"746.35 mieast4° 11' 21.7"287.89 minorth796.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JubaSun 12:28 AM75 km46 miles40 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GuluSun 12:28 AM317 km197 miles171 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YambioSun 12:28 AM336 km209 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
LiraSun 12:28 AM397 km247 miles215 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WauSun 12:28 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorthwest NW
MalakalSun 12:28 AM452 km281 miles244 nmNorth N
OboSat 10:28 PM532 km331 miles287 nmWest W
MbaleSun 12:28 AM581 km361 miles314 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KampalaSun 12:28 AM586 km364 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EntebbeSun 12:28 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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