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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 1:50:00 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 01:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 23° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 420.46 meters/second, 1513.7 kilometres/hour, 940.5 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' 59.1"940.22 miWest0° 02' 16.1"2.60 miNorth940.11 mi
24 hours11° 39' 20.5"755.02 miEast0° 27' 51.9"31.95 miNorth754.55 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 3:50 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth N
FadaFri 2:50 AM429 km266 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Faya-LargeauFri 2:50 AM554 km344 miles299 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbéchéFri 2:50 AM800 km497 miles432 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Siwa OasisFri 3:50 AM977 km607 miles528 nmNorth N
KhartoumFri 4:50 AM1095 km680 miles591 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoFri 3:50 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmNortheast NE
NdjamenaFri 2:50 AM1305 km811 miles704 nmSouthwest SW
AlexandriaFri 3:50 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakkahFri 4:50 AM1685 km1047 miles910 nmEast E

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