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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 79%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 33° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.54 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.5 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° 30' 59.6"940.40 miwest0° 02' 20.1"2.68 minorth940.28 mi
24 hours11° 39' 10.9"754.98 mieast0° 29' 27.0"33.77 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 4:08 AM405 km251 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumFri 4:08 AM555 km345 miles299 nmSouth S
JeddahFri 4:08 AM602 km374 miles325 nmEast-northeast ENE
KassalaFri 4:08 AM643 km399 miles347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakkahFri 4:08 AM667 km415 miles360 nmEast E
TeseneyFri 4:08 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenFri 4:08 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSoutheast SE
HurghadaFri 3:08 AM745 km463 miles403 nmNorth N
MedinaFri 4:08 AM767 km477 miles414 nmNortheast NE
AsmaraFri 4:08 AM816 km507 miles441 nmSoutheast SE

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