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 02:10:00 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 02:10:00 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:
|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"||940.20 mi||west||0° 02' 14.2"||2.56 mi||north||940.09 mi|
|24 hours||11° 39' 25.3"||755.10 mi||east||0° 27' 02.9"||31.01 mi||north||754.62 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Kufra||Fri 4:10 AM||638 km||397 miles||345 nm|| NE|
|Ndjamena||Fri 3:10 AM||1005 km||625 miles||543 nm|| SSW|
|Kano||Fri 3:10 AM||1425 km||885 miles||769 nm|| SW|
|Tripoli||Fri 4:10 AM||1462 km||909 miles||790 nm|| NNW|
|Khartoum||Fri 5:10 AM||1586 km||986 miles||857 nm|| ESE|
|Alexandria||Fri 4:10 AM||1645 km||1022 miles||888 nm|| NE|
|Cairo||Fri 4:10 AM||1657 km||1030 miles||895 nm|| NE|
|Valletta *||Fri 4:10 AM||1742 km||1082 miles||940 nm|| NNW|
|Abuja||Fri 3:10 AM||1749 km||1087 miles||945 nm|| SW|
|Bangui||Fri 3:10 AM||1793 km||1114 miles||968 nm|| S|
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