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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 00:40:00 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 00:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 31' North, Longitude: 40° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.60 meters/second, 1514.1 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"940.52 miwest0° 02' 22.8"2.73 minorth940.41 mi
24 hours11° 39' 04.0"754.95 mieast0° 30' 34.6"35.06 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
MakkahFri 3:40 AM125 km78 miles67 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahFri 3:40 AM178 km110 miles96 nmNorthwest NW
Khamis MushaitFri 3:40 AM338 km210 miles182 nmSoutheast SE
Port SudanFri 3:40 AM359 km223 miles194 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedinaFri 3:40 AM448 km278 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KerenFri 3:40 AM568 km353 miles307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraFri 3:40 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MendeferaFri 3:40 AM649 km403 miles350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al HudaydahFri 3:40 AM683 km425 miles369 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SanaFri 3:40 AM693 km430 miles374 nmSoutheast SE

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