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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 01:10:00 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 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 33° 15' 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"940.39 miwest0° 02' 20.0"2.68 minorth940.28 mi
24 hours11° 39' 11.1"754.98 mieast0° 29' 24.9"33.73 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
AswanFri 3:10 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth N
Port SudanFri 4:10 AM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-southeast ESE
KhartoumFri 4:10 AM551 km342 miles298 nmSouth S
LuxorFri 3:10 AM575 km357 miles310 nmNorth N
Kharga OasisFri 3:10 AM609 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JeddahFri 4:10 AM624 km387 miles337 nmEast E
KassalaFri 4:10 AM654 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakkahFri 4:10 AM689 km428 miles372 nmEast E
TeseneyFri 4:10 AM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HurghadaFri 3:10 AM747 km464 miles403 nmNorth N

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