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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 2:10:00 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 34' North, Longitude: 18° 44' East

The ground speed is currently 420.42 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"940.14 miWest0° 02' 14.3"2.57 miNorth940.03 mi
24 hours11° 39' 25.2"755.04 miEast0° 27' 05.4"31.06 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 3:10 AM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-northwest WNW
Faya-LargeauFri 3:10 AM296 km184 miles160 nmSouth S
FadaFri 3:10 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSoutheast SE
KufraFri 4:10 AM617 km383 miles333 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéFri 3:10 AM779 km484 miles420 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SabhaFri 4:10 AM840 km522 miles453 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaFri 3:10 AM1016 km631 miles549 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 3:10 AM1446 km898 miles781 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliFri 4:10 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KhartoumFri 5:10 AM1559 km969 miles842 nmEast-southeast ESE

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