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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: 86%
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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 04' North
Longitude: 34° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.62 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.9"949.61 miwest0° 04' 37.1"5.30 minorth949.40 mi
24 hours11° 30' 59.3"753.07 mieast1° 25' 49.9"98.41 minorth756.17 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 3:18 AM338 km210 miles182 nmEast E
KhartoumThu 3:18 AM416 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KassalaThu 3:18 AM472 km293 miles255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyThu 3:18 AM519 km322 miles280 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenThu 3:18 AM593 km368 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahThu 3:18 AM598 km372 miles323 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakkahThu 3:18 AM657 km408 miles355 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsmaraThu 3:18 AM664 km413 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
MedinaThu 3:18 AM829 km515 miles448 nmNortheast NE
Mek'eleThu 3:18 AM846 km526 miles457 nmSoutheast SE
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