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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 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 33° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.61 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.9"949.52 miwest0° 04' 36.9"5.29 minorth949.32 mi
24 hours11° 31' 00.1"753.02 mieast1° 25' 45.5"98.32 minorth756.12 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 3:20 AM388 km241 miles210 nmEast E
KhartoumThu 3:20 AM399 km248 miles216 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KassalaThu 3:20 AM502 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneyThu 3:20 AM548 km341 miles296 nmSoutheast SE
KerenThu 3:20 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahThu 3:20 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
KostiThu 3:20 AM661 km411 miles357 nmSouth S
MakkahThu 3:20 AM703 km437 miles380 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsmaraThu 3:20 AM705 km438 miles381 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidThu 3:20 AM744 km462 miles401 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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