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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 23:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 72%

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 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 01' North, Longitude: 65° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.08 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.1"937.12 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth937.12 mi
24 hours11° 42' 30.7"756.14 mieast0° 23' 35.5"27.05 misouth757.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarachiSat 4:46 AM463 km287 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Hyderabad (PK)Sat 4:46 AM580 km360 miles313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mirpur KhasSat 4:46 AM632 km393 miles341 nmNortheast NE
MuscatSat 3:46 AM745 km463 miles402 nmWest-northwest WNW
SeebSat 3:46 AM783 km487 miles423 nmWest-northwest WNW
SuratSat 5:16 AM797 km495 miles431 nmEast E
AhmedabadSat 5:16 AM800 km497 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
NizwaSat 3:46 AM822 km511 miles444 nmWest-northwest WNW
MumbaiSat 5:16 AM827 km514 miles447 nmEast-southeast ESE
VadodaraSat 5:16 AM841 km522 miles454 nmEast-northeast ENE
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