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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 2:08:00 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 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 19° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 420.43 meters/second, 1513.5 kilometres/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.2 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"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 miNorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.9"940.15 miWest0° 02' 14.4"2.57 miNorth940.04 mi
24 hours11° 39' 24.6"755.04 miEast0° 27' 10.1"31.15 miNorth754.56 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
BardaïFri 3:08 AM244 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
Faya-LargeauFri 3:08 AM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth S
FadaFri 3:08 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSoutheast SE
KufraFri 4:08 AM580 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéFri 3:08 AM765 km476 miles413 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SabhaFri 4:08 AM867 km538 miles468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaFri 3:08 AM1037 km644 miles560 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 3:08 AM1485 km923 miles802 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliFri 4:08 AM1491 km926 miles805 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumFri 5:08 AM1512 km939 miles816 nmEast-southeast ESE

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