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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 00:18:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 87%
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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.3"||15.83 mi||west||0° 00' 04.6"||0.09 mi||north||15.83 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 25.0"||949.61 mi||west||0° 04' 37.1"||5.30 mi||north||949.40 mi|
|24 hours||11° 30' 59.2"||753.07 mi||east||1° 25' 49.8"||98.41 mi||north||756.17 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Port Sudan||Thu 3:18 AM||338 km||210 miles||182 nm|| E|
|Khartoum||Thu 3:18 AM||416 km||259 miles||225 nm|| SSW|
|Kassala||Thu 3:18 AM||472 km||293 miles||255 nm|| SSE|
|Teseney||Thu 3:18 AM||519 km||322 miles||280 nm|| SSE|
|Keren||Thu 3:18 AM||593 km||368 miles||320 nm|| SE|
|Jeddah||Thu 3:18 AM||598 km||372 miles||323 nm|| ENE|
|Makkah||Thu 3:18 AM||657 km||408 miles||355 nm|| ENE|
|Asmara||Thu 3:18 AM||664 km||413 miles||359 nm|| SE|
|Medina||Thu 3:18 AM||829 km||515 miles||448 nm|| NE|
|Mek'ele||Thu 3:18 AM||846 km||526 miles||457 nm|| SE|
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