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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 1:40:00 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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 33' North, Longitude: 25° 60' East

The ground speed is currently 420.48 meters/second, 1513.7 kilometres/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 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' 59.3"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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraFri 3:40 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
FadaFri 2:40 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
Faya-LargeauFri 2:40 AM781 km485 miles422 nmWest-southwest WSW
AswanFri 3:40 AM811 km504 miles438 nmEast-northeast ENE
KhartoumFri 4:40 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
AbéchéFri 2:40 AM925 km574 miles499 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidFri 4:40 AM931 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Siwa OasisFri 3:40 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth N
CairoFri 3:40 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaFri 3:40 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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