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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 01:00:00 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 01:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 35° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 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° 30' 59.7"940.44 miwest0° 02' 21.0"2.69 minorth940.32 mi
24 hours11° 39' 08.8"754.97 mieast0° 29' 48.2"34.17 minorth754.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanFri 4:00 AM190 km118 miles103 nmEast-southeast ESE
JeddahFri 4:00 AM379 km235 miles204 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakkahFri 4:00 AM442 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
AswanFri 3:00 AM487 km303 miles263 nmNorthwest NW
KassalaFri 4:00 AM567 km353 miles306 nmSouth S
MedinaFri 4:00 AM595 km370 miles321 nmNortheast NE
KerenFri 4:00 AM602 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyFri 4:00 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth S
KhartoumFri 4:00 AM638 km397 miles345 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuxorFri 3:00 AM651 km404 miles351 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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