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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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.1"949.28 miwest0° 04' 33.4"5.23 minorth949.08 mi
24 hours11° 31' 16.5"753.14 mieast1° 24' 17.3"96.64 minorth756.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaThu 2:00 AM325 km202 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauThu 2:00 AM522 km325 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
KufraThu 3:00 AM565 km351 miles305 nmNorth N
Al-FashirThu 4:00 AM629 km391 miles339 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéThu 2:00 AM670 km416 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidThu 4:00 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSoutheast SE
MongoThu 2:00 AM948 km589 miles512 nmSouthwest SW
MoussoroThu 2:00 AM996 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumThu 4:00 AM998 km620 miles539 nmEast-southeast ESE
NdjamenaThu 2:00 AM1224 km760 miles661 nmSouthwest SW
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