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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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 33' North
Longitude: 30° 34' 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"940.41 miwest0° 02' 18.9"2.66 minorth940.30 mi
24 hours11° 39' 13.7"755.05 mieast0° 28' 59.0"33.24 minorth754.58 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 AM585 km363 miles316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanFri 4:20 AM703 km437 miles380 nmEast E
HurghadaFri 3:20 AM814 km506 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidFri 4:20 AM815 km506 miles440 nmSouth S
KassalaFri 4:20 AM836 km520 miles452 nmSoutheast SE
KostiFri 4:20 AM846 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TeseneyFri 4:20 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
JeddahFri 4:20 AM900 km559 miles486 nmEast E
Al-FashirFri 4:20 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
MakkahFri 4:20 AM967 km601 miles522 nmEast E
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