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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 30° 50' 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"940.35 miwest0° 02' 19.1"2.66 minorth940.24 mi
24 hours11° 39' 13.5"754.99 mieast0° 29' 01.6"33.28 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
KhartoumFri 4:20 AM575 km357 miles311 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanFri 4:20 AM675 km419 miles364 nmEast E
HurghadaFri 3:20 AM803 km499 miles434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KassalaFri 4:20 AM815 km507 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidFri 4:20 AM817 km508 miles441 nmSouth S
KostiFri 4:20 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyFri 4:20 AM861 km535 miles465 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahFri 4:20 AM872 km542 miles471 nmEast E
MakkahFri 4:20 AM939 km583 miles507 nmEast E
Al-FashirFri 4:20 AM962 km598 miles520 nmSouthwest SW
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