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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 12:30:00 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: 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 AM345 km214 miles186 nmWest-northwest WNW
JeddahFri 3:30 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedinaFri 3:30 AM556 km346 miles300 nmNorthwest NW
SanaFri 3:30 AM586 km364 miles317 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RiyadhFri 3:30 AM600 km373 miles324 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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