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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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:10:00 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: 87%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 36° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.65 meters/second, 1528.7 km/hour, 949.9 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.2"949.61 miwest0° 04' 37.9"5.31 minorth949.40 mi
24 hours11° 30' 55.5"753.00 mieast1° 26' 09.9"98.78 minorth756.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanThu 3:10 AM118 km73 miles64 nmEast-northeast ENE
KassalaThu 3:10 AM400 km248 miles216 nmSouth S
JeddahThu 3:10 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
KerenThu 3:10 AM431 km268 miles233 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyThu 3:10 AM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth S
MakkahThu 3:10 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraThu 3:10 AM501 km311 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
MendeferaThu 3:10 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumThu 3:10 AM550 km342 miles297 nmSouthwest SW
AswanThu 2:10 AM657 km408 miles355 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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