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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 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° 50' 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"949.53 miwest0° 04' 37.0"5.29 minorth949.33 mi
24 hours11° 30' 59.6"753.02 mieast1° 25' 47.8"98.36 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 AM360 km224 miles194 nmEast E
KhartoumThu 3:20 AM408 km253 miles220 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KassalaThu 3:20 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSoutheast SE
TeseneyThu 3:20 AM531 km330 miles287 nmSoutheast SE
AswanThu 2:20 AM564 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
KerenThu 3:20 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahThu 3:20 AM618 km384 miles334 nmEast-northeast ENE
KostiThu 3:20 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth S
MakkahThu 3:20 AM677 km421 miles366 nmEast-northeast ENE
AsmaraThu 3:20 AM682 km424 miles368 nmSoutheast SE

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