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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 79%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 34' ||North|
|Longitude: ||20° 53' ||East|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.44 meters/second, 1513.6 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.9"||15.68 mi||west||0° 00' 02.3"||0.04 mi||north||15.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 58.9"||940.24 mi||west||0° 02' 15.2"||2.58 mi||north||940.13 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 23.1"||755.09 mi||east||0° 27' 26.0"||31.46 mi||north||754.61 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Fri 4:00 AM||472 km||293 miles||255 nm|| NNE|
|Ndjamena||Fri 3:00 AM||1124 km||699 miles||607 nm|| SW|
|Khartoum||Fri 5:00 AM||1349 km||838 miles||728 nm|| ESE|
|Cairo||Fri 4:00 AM||1477 km||918 miles||798 nm|| NE|
|Alexandria||Fri 4:00 AM||1487 km||924 miles||803 nm|| NE|
|Tripoli||Fri 4:00 AM||1565 km||972 miles||845 nm|| NNW|
|Kano||Fri 3:00 AM||1626 km||1010 miles||878 nm|| SW|
|Valletta *||Fri 4:00 AM||1809 km||1124 miles||977 nm|| NNW|
|Bangui||Fri 3:00 AM||1810 km||1125 miles||978 nm|| S|
|Tel Aviv||Fri 4:00 AM||1880 km||1168 miles||1015 nm|| NE|
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