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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 01:08:00 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 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 33° 44' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 minorth940.29 mi
24 hours11° 39' 10.7"754.98 mieast0° 29' 29.6"33.82 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 AM377 km235 miles204 nmEast-southeast ESE
AswanFri 3:08 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumFri 4:08 AM560 km348 miles303 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JeddahFri 4:08 AM574 km357 miles310 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuxorFri 3:08 AM582 km362 miles314 nmNorth N
KassalaFri 4:08 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kharga OasisFri 3:08 AM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakkahFri 4:08 AM640 km397 miles345 nmEast E
TeseneyFri 4:08 AM675 km419 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenFri 4:08 AM725 km450 miles391 nmSoutheast SE
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