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 01:08:00 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 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 08' ||North|
|Longitude: ||21° 57' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.44 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:
|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' 24.0"||949.22 mi||west||0° 04' 32.8"||5.21 mi||north||949.02 mi|
|24 hours||11° 31' 19.9"||753.15 mi||east||1° 23' 59.6"||96.30 mi||north||756.04 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Thu 3:08 AM||577 km||359 miles||312 nm|| NNE|
|Ndjamena||Thu 2:08 AM||1072 km||666 miles||579 nm|| SW|
|Khartoum||Thu 4:08 AM||1191 km||740 miles||643 nm|| ESE|
|Cairo||Thu 3:08 AM||1530 km||951 miles||826 nm|| NE|
|Alexandria||Thu 3:08 AM||1561 km||970 miles||843 nm|| NNE|
|Kano||Thu 2:08 AM||1642 km||1020 miles||886 nm|| WSW|
|Bangui||Thu 2:08 AM||1675 km||1041 miles||904 nm|| SSW|
|Tripoli||Thu 3:08 AM||1757 km||1092 miles||949 nm|| NNW|
|Asmara||Thu 4:08 AM||1854 km||1152 miles||1001 nm|| E|
|Makkah||Thu 4:08 AM||1883 km||1170 miles||1017 nm|| E|
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