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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 37' North, Longitude: 44° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.57 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 32' 49.4"992.09 miwest0° 09' 56.1"11.38 minorth991.91 mi
24 hours10° 55' 52.6"745.53 mieast3° 43' 26.1"255.96 minorth783.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HargeisaMon 12:18 AM25 km16 miles14 nmWest-southwest WSW
BerberaMon 12:18 AM120 km75 miles65 nmNortheast NE
BoramaMon 12:18 AM126 km78 miles68 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ali SabiehMon 12:18 AM242 km151 miles131 nmNorthwest NW
DjiboutiMon 12:18 AM251 km156 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaMon 12:18 AM266 km166 miles144 nmWest W
TadjouraMon 12:18 AM285 km177 miles154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AdenMon 12:18 AM364 km226 miles196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AssabMon 12:18 AM411 km256 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ta'izzMon 12:18 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth N

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