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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 00:30:00 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: 79%

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 00:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 42° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.62 meters/second, 1514.2 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' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.2"940.57 miwest0° 02' 23.7"2.75 minorth940.45 mi
24 hours11° 39' 01.4"754.94 mieast0° 30' 57.9"35.50 minorth754.50 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 3:30 AM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth S
MakkahFri 3:30 AM340 km211 miles184 nmWest-northwest WNW
JeddahFri 3:30 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedinaFri 3:30 AM556 km346 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
SanaFri 3:30 AM586 km364 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RiyadhFri 3:30 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNortheast NE
Port SudanFri 3:30 AM606 km377 miles327 nmWest W
Al HudaydahFri 3:30 AM632 km393 miles341 nmSouth S
BuraidahFri 3:30 AM656 km407 miles354 nmNorth N
KerenFri 3:30 AM706 km439 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
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