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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 = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:20:00 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: 80%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 45° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.64 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 940.9 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miNorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.3"940.61 miWest0° 02' 24.7"2.77 miNorth940.49 mi
24 hours11° 38' 59.0"754.93 miEast0° 31' 21.0"35.95 miNorth754.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitFri 3:20 AM367 km228 miles198 nmSouthwest SW
RiyadhFri 3:20 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaFri 3:20 AM582 km362 miles314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakkahFri 3:20 AM590 km367 miles319 nmWest W
JeddahFri 3:20 AM654 km407 miles353 nmWest-northwest WNW
BuraidahFri 3:20 AM663 km412 miles358 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al HudaydahFri 3:20 AM681 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HofufFri 3:20 AM694 km431 miles375 nmNortheast NE
MedinaFri 3:20 AM736 km457 miles397 nmNorthwest NW
Al MukallaFri 3:20 AM772 km480 miles417 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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