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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 2:30:00 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 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 02' North, Longitude: 25° 34' 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' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"937.09 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth937.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.4"756.26 miEast0° 30' 01.7"34.43 miSouth758.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraSat 4:30 AM422 km262 miles228 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FadaSat 3:30 AM596 km371 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
Kharga OasisSat 4:30 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNortheast NE
Faya-LargeauSat 3:30 AM760 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirSat 5:30 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth S
LuxorSat 4:30 AM889 km553 miles480 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéSat 3:30 AM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KhartoumSat 5:30 AM950 km591 miles513 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidSat 5:30 AM999 km621 miles539 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al JizahSat 4:30 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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