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 01:00:00 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: 86%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 07' ||North|
|Longitude: ||23° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.47 meters/second, 1528.1 km/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 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' 24.1"||949.28 mi||west||0° 04' 33.4"||5.23 mi||north||949.08 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 16.5"||753.14 mi||east||1° 24' 17.3"||96.64 mi||north||756.06 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Thu 3:00 AM||565 km||351 miles||305 nm|| N|
|Khartoum||Thu 4:00 AM||998 km||620 miles||539 nm|| ESE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 2:00 AM||1224 km||760 miles||661 nm|| SW|
|Al Jizah||Thu 3:00 AM||1415 km||879 miles||764 nm|| NNE|
|Cairo||Thu 3:00 AM||1419 km||882 miles||766 nm|| NNE|
|Alexandria||Thu 3:00 AM||1471 km||914 miles||794 nm|| NNE|
|Asmara||Thu 4:00 AM||1654 km||1028 miles||893 nm|| ESE|
|Makkah||Thu 4:00 AM||1683 km||1046 miles||909 nm|| ENE|
|Medina||Thu 4:00 AM||1729 km||1074 miles||934 nm|| ENE|
|Bangui||Thu 2:00 AM||1732 km||1076 miles||935 nm|| SSW|
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