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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 1:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 40° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.06 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"937.09 miWest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 miSouth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 36.0"756.22 miEast0° 27' 40.5"31.73 miSouth758.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakkahSat 4:30 AM52 km33 miles28 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JeddahSat 4:30 AM108 km67 miles58 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port SudanSat 4:30 AM337 km209 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
MedinaSat 4:30 AM384 km239 miles207 nmNorth N
Khamis MushaitSat 4:30 AM411 km255 miles222 nmSoutheast SE
KerenSat 4:30 AM605 km376 miles327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AsmaraSat 4:30 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth S
MendeferaSat 4:30 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth S
BuraidahSat 4:30 AM711 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KassalaSat 4:30 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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