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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 1:18:00 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 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' North, Longitude: 31° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.52 meters/second, 1513.9 km/hour, 940.7 miles/hour or 817.4 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"940.36 miWest0° 02' 19.2"2.66 miNorth940.24 mi
24 hours11° 39' 13.0"754.99 miEast0° 29' 06.3"33.37 miNorth754.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AswanFri 3:18 AM426 km264 miles230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kharga OasisFri 3:18 AM548 km341 miles296 nmNorth N
KhartoumFri 4:18 AM561 km349 miles303 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuxorFri 3:18 AM586 km364 miles317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanFri 4:18 AM625 km388 miles337 nmEast E
KassalaFri 4:18 AM779 km484 miles421 nmSoutheast SE
HurghadaFri 3:18 AM786 km488 miles424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidFri 4:18 AM822 km511 miles444 nmSouth S
JeddahFri 4:18 AM823 km511 miles444 nmEast E
TeseneyFri 4:18 AM825 km513 miles445 nmSoutheast SE

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