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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 2:28:00 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 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 14° 23' East

The ground speed is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 kilometres/hour, 940.4 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' 58.7"940.07 miWest0° 02' 12.6"2.53 miNorth939.96 mi
24 hours11° 39' 29.2"755.06 miEast0° 26' 23.5"30.26 miNorth754.58 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
Faya-LargeauFri 3:28 AM576 km358 miles311 nmEast-southeast ESE
SabhaFri 4:28 AM715 km444 miles386 nmNorth N
ArlitFri 3:28 AM761 km473 miles411 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaFri 3:28 AM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth S
ZinderFri 3:28 AM944 km587 miles510 nmSouthwest SW
TamanrassetFri 3:28 AM949 km590 miles512 nmWest-northwest WNW
KufraFri 4:28 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbéchéFri 3:28 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmSoutheast SE
KanoFri 3:28 AM1138 km707 miles614 nmSouthwest SW
TripoliFri 4:28 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNorth N

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