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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 01:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 25° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 17.1"2.62 minorth940.15 mi
24 hours11° 39' 18.2"755.01 mieast0° 28' 15.2"32.40 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 3:40 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
FadaFri 2:40 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
Kharga OasisFri 3:40 AM714 km444 miles386 nmNortheast NE
Al-FashirFri 4:40 AM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauFri 2:40 AM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumFri 4:40 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
LuxorFri 3:40 AM887 km551 miles479 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéFri 2:40 AM925 km574 miles499 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidFri 4:40 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al JizahFri 3:40 AM1171 km728 miles632 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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