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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 02:10:00 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: 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 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 30° 24' 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 misouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"937.09 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.6"756.25 mieast0° 29' 14.6"33.53 misouth758.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AswanSat 4:10 AM426 km265 miles230 nmNortheast NE
Kharga OasisSat 4:10 AM489 km304 miles264 nmNorth N
LuxorSat 4:10 AM566 km351 miles305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhartoumSat 5:10 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port SudanSat 5:10 AM729 km453 miles394 nmEast E
HurghadaSat 4:10 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Al-UbayyidSat 5:10 AM868 km539 miles469 nmSouth S
KassalaSat 5:10 AM885 km550 miles478 nmSoutheast SE
KostiSat 5:10 AM903 km561 miles487 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JeddahSat 5:10 AM912 km566 miles492 nmEast E
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