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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

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 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 22° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.45 meters/second, 1528.0 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"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.0"949.16 miwest0° 04' 32.9"5.21 minorth948.96 mi
24 hours11° 31' 19.3"753.10 mieast1° 24' 02.0"96.34 minorth755.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaThu 2:08 AM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauThu 2:08 AM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-southwest WSW
KufraThu 3:08 AM572 km355 miles309 nmNorth N
AbéchéThu 2:08 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-FashirThu 4:08 AM696 km432 miles376 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoThu 2:08 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MoussoroThu 2:08 AM862 km536 miles465 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaThu 2:08 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumThu 4:08 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoThu 3:08 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
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