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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 = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 1:20:00 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: 71%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 42° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.07 meters/second, 1508.6 km/hour, 937.4 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' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.5"937.10 miWest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 miSouth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 35.5"756.21 miEast0° 27' 17.0"31.28 miSouth758.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakkahSat 4:20 AM286 km178 miles155 nmWest W
Khamis MushaitSat 4:20 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouth S
JeddahSat 4:20 AM351 km218 miles189 nmWest W
MedinaSat 4:20 AM482 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
Port SudanSat 4:20 AM573 km356 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
RiyadhSat 4:20 AM589 km366 miles318 nmNortheast NE
BuraidahSat 4:20 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SanaSat 4:20 AM654 km406 miles353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahSat 4:20 AM691 km429 miles373 nmSouth S
KerenSat 4:20 AM720 km448 miles389 nmSouthwest SW

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