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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: 6%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, July 19, 2014 at 2:09 AM
Next phaseNew MoonSaturday, July 26, 2014 at 10:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 08:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' North, Longitude: 28° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.09 meters/second, 1530.3 km/hour, 950.9 miles/hour or 826.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.85 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.85 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.5"950.71 miwest0° 01' 33.0"1.78 misouth950.79 mi
24 hours11° 37' 38.1"761.88 mieast1° 00' 56.3"69.86 misouth767.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumThu 11:08 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidThu 11:08 AM640 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al-FashirThu 11:08 AM656 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KostiThu 11:08 AM761 km473 miles411 nmSoutheast SE
KassalaThu 11:08 AM918 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port SudanThu 11:08 AM924 km574 miles499 nmEast E
TeseneyThu 11:08 AM958 km595 miles517 nmEast-southeast ESE
JeddahThu 11:08 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsmaraThu 11:08 AM1174 km730 miles634 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakkahThu 11:08 AM1223 km760 miles660 nmEast-northeast ENE
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