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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 12:40:00 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 00:40:00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM128 km80 miles69 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahFri 3:40 AM183 km114 miles99 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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