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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 01:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 28° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.50 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 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"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.4"940.31 miwest0° 02' 18.0"2.64 minorth940.19 mi
24 hours11° 39' 15.8"755.00 mieast0° 28' 38.5"32.84 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
Kharga OasisFri 3:30 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AswanFri 3:30 AM606 km376 miles327 nmNortheast NE
KufraFri 3:30 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
KhartoumFri 4:30 AM699 km435 miles378 nmSoutheast SE
LuxorFri 3:30 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNortheast NE
FadaFri 2:30 AM811 km504 miles438 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirFri 4:30 AM833 km517 miles450 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidFri 4:30 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HurghadaFri 3:30 AM924 km574 miles499 nmNortheast NE
Port SudanFri 4:30 AM926 km575 miles500 nmEast E

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