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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 1:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 28° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 420.50 meters/second, 1513.8 kilometres/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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.

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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
Al-UbayyidFri 4:30 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanFri 4:30 AM926 km575 miles500 nmEast E
Siwa OasisFri 3:30 AM1002 km623 miles541 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KassalaFri 4:30 AM1016 km632 miles549 nmEast-southeast ESE
Faya-LargeauFri 2:30 AM1022 km635 miles552 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairoFri 3:30 AM1089 km677 miles588 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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