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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 2:00:00 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 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 21° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 420.44 meters/second, 1513.6 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' 58.9"940.18 miWest0° 02' 15.3"2.58 miNorth940.07 mi
24 hours11° 39' 22.9"755.03 miEast0° 27' 28.6"31.51 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
Faya-LargeauFri 3:00 AM364 km226 miles196 nmSouthwest SW
FadaFri 3:00 AM377 km234 miles204 nmSouth S
KufraFri 4:00 AM458 km285 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéFri 3:00 AM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth S
SabhaFri 4:00 AM991 km616 miles535 nmNorthwest NW
NdjamenaFri 3:00 AM1140 km709 miles616 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumFri 5:00 AM1323 km822 miles714 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoFri 4:00 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmNortheast NE
AlexandriaFri 4:00 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmNortheast NE
TripoliFri 4:00 AM1578 km981 miles852 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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