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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:38:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 79%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 33' ||North|
|Longitude: ||26° 13' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.9"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 59.2"||940.33 mi||west||0° 02' 17.3"||2.62 mi||north||940.22 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 17.10"||755.07 mi||east||0° 28' 17.3"||32.44 mi||north||754.59 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Fri 3:38 AM||503 km||313 miles||272 nm|| NW|
|Khartoum||Fri 4:38 AM||865 km||537 miles||467 nm|| SE|
|Al Jizah||Fri 3:38 AM||1162 km||722 miles||627 nm|| NNE|
|Cairo||Fri 3:38 AM||1166 km||725 miles||630 nm|| NNE|
|Alexandria||Fri 3:38 AM||1239 km||770 miles||669 nm|| NNE|
|Jeddah||Fri 4:38 AM||1350 km||839 miles||729 nm|| E|
|Makkah||Fri 4:38 AM||1417 km||881 miles||765 nm|| E|
|Medina||Fri 4:38 AM||1444 km||897 miles||780 nm|| ENE|
|Asmara||Fri 4:38 AM||1466 km||911 miles||792 nm|| ESE|
|Ndjamena||Fri 2:38 AM||1514 km||941 miles||817 nm|| SW|
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