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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 28%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 29' North, Longitude: 30° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.54 meters/second, 1503.2 km/hour, 934.0 miles/hour or 811.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.57 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"933.67 miwest0° 00' 22.8"0.44 minorth933.65 mi
24 hours11° 58' 09.9"770.58 mieast0° 19' 26.8"22.30 misouth771.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AswanSun 7:36 AM386 km240 miles208 nmNortheast NE
Kharga OasisSun 7:36 AM439 km272 miles237 nmNorth N
LuxorSun 7:36 AM519 km323 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AsyutSun 7:36 AM636 km395 miles344 nmNorth N
KhartoumSun 8:36 AM688 km427 miles371 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HurghadaSun 7:36 AM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanSun 8:36 AM739 km459 miles399 nmEast-southeast ESE
JeddahSun 8:36 AM907 km564 miles490 nmEast E
Al-UbayyidSun 8:36 AM918 km571 miles496 nmSouth S
KassalaSun 8:36 AM920 km571 miles497 nmSoutheast SE
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