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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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 34' North
Longitude: 18° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.42 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"940.20 miwest0° 02' 14.2"2.56 minorth940.09 mi
24 hours11° 39' 25.3"755.10 mieast0° 27' 02.9"31.01 minorth754.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraFri 4:10 AM638 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
NdjamenaFri 3:10 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 3:10 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliFri 4:10 AM1462 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumFri 5:10 AM1586 km986 miles857 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlexandriaFri 4:10 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNortheast NE
CairoFri 4:10 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNortheast NE
Valletta *Fri 4:10 AM1742 km1082 miles940 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AbujaFri 3:10 AM1749 km1087 miles945 nmSouthwest SW
BanguiFri 3:10 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmSouth S
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