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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 12:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 31° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.58 meters/second, 1528.5 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.3 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' 24.7"949.46 miWest0° 04' 36.1"5.28 miNorth949.25 mi
24 hours11° 31' 03.7"753.03 miEast1° 25' 25.8"97.94 miNorth756.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KhartoumThu 3:30 AM403 km250 miles218 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AswanThu 2:30 AM575 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanThu 3:30 AM612 km380 miles331 nmEast E
Al-UbayyidThu 3:30 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouth S
KassalaThu 3:30 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSoutheast SE
KostiThu 3:30 AM668 km415 miles361 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kharga OasisThu 2:30 AM709 km441 miles383 nmNorth N
TeseneyThu 3:30 AM710 km441 miles383 nmSoutheast SE
LuxorThu 2:30 AM743 km461 miles401 nmNorth N
KerenThu 3:30 AM832 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE

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