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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 4:20:00 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: 78%

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 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' North, Longitude: 12° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.19 meters/second, 1512.7 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 57.1"939.62 miWest0° 02' 01.9"2.33 miNorth939.52 mi
24 hours11° 39' 53.8"755.17 miEast0° 22' 02.6"25.27 miNorth754.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TidjikjaFri 4:20 AM268 km167 miles145 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NouakchottFri 4:20 AM446 km277 miles241 nmSouthwest SW
NouadhibouFri 4:20 AM451 km280 miles244 nmWest W
DakhlaFri 4:20 AM473 km294 miles256 nmNorthwest NW
RossoFri 4:20 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouthwest SW
Cape BojadorFri 4:20 AM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-LouisFri 4:20 AM650 km404 miles351 nmSouthwest SW
SmaraFri 4:20 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth N
El AaiúnFri 4:20 AM722 km448 miles390 nmNorth N
ToubaFri 4:20 AM723 km449 miles390 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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