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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 12:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 48' North, Longitude: 22° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.3"962.35 miWest0° 06' 37.6"7.60 miNorth962.10 mi
24 hours11° 19' 46.0"750.34 miEast2° 16' 26.0"156.38 miNorth761.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaWed 1:20 AM107 km67 miles58 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbéchéWed 1:20 AM374 km232 miles202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauWed 1:20 AM383 km238 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
Al-FashirWed 3:20 AM466 km289 miles252 nmSoutheast SE
MongoWed 1:20 AM655 km407 miles354 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroWed 1:20 AM734 km456 miles397 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-UbayyidWed 3:20 AM920 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaWed 1:20 AM956 km594 miles516 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarhWed 1:20 AM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumWed 3:20 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmEast E

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