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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 01:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 26° 29' 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 59.3"940.27 miwest0° 02' 17.4"2.62 minorth940.16 mi
24 hours11° 39' 17.7"755.01 mieast0° 28' 19.9"32.48 minorth754.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraFri 3:38 AM520 km323 miles281 nmNorthwest NW
FadaFri 2:38 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouthwest SW
Al-FashirFri 4:38 AM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauFri 2:38 AM829 km515 miles447 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumFri 4:38 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidFri 4:38 AM907 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéFri 2:38 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahFri 3:38 AM1151 km715 miles621 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CairoFri 3:38 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaFri 3:38 AM1231 km765 miles665 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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