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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 1:38:00 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 01:38:00 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
Kharga OasisFri 3:38 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNortheast NE
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
LuxorFri 3:38 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNortheast NE
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

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