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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 79%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 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: 18° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.43 meters/second, 1513.5 km/hour, 940.5 miles/hour or 817.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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"940.21 miwest0° 02' 14.4"2.57 minorth940.10 mi
24 hours11° 39' 25.0"755.10 mieast0° 27' 07.4"31.10 minorth754.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraFri 4:08 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNortheast NE
NdjamenaFri 3:08 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 3:08 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliFri 4:08 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumFri 5:08 AM1538 km956 miles831 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlexandriaFri 4:08 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNortheast NE
CairoFri 4:08 AM1620 km1006 miles875 nmNortheast NE
Valletta *Fri 4:08 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbujaFri 3:08 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmSouthwest SW
BanguiFri 3:08 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouth S
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