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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 2:20:00 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 02:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 27° 59' East

The ground speed is currently 419.06 meters/second, 1508.6 kilometres/hour, 937.4 miles/hour or 814.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.62 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"937.09 miWest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 miSouth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.1"756.25 miEast0° 29' 38.2"33.98 miSouth758.26 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kharga OasisSat 4:20 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KufraSat 4:20 AM596 km370 miles322 nmNorthwest NW
AswanSat 4:20 AM609 km379 miles329 nmNortheast NE
KhartoumSat 5:20 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidSat 5:20 AM900 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Siwa OasisSat 4:20 AM939 km583 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port SudanSat 5:20 AM977 km607 miles528 nmEast E
Faya-LargeauSat 3:20 AM993 km617 miles536 nmWest-southwest WSW
CairoSat 4:20 AM1051 km653 miles568 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlexandriaSat 4:20 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth N

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