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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 1:08:00 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 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' North, Longitude: 22° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 424.45 meters/second, 1528.0 kilometres/hour, 949.5 miles/hour or 825.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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.

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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
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
AlexandriaThu 3:08 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KanoThu 2:08 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanguiThu 2:08 AM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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