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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 61%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 30' North, Longitude: 27° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.51 meters/second, 1513.8 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.3"940.34 miwest0° 02' 32.5"2.91 misouth940.47 mi
24 hours11° 41' 34.5"757.75 mieast1° 27' 35.3"100.42 misouth767.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraSun 5:10 AM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
FadaSun 4:10 AM707 km440 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
KhartoumSun 6:10 AM773 km480 miles417 nmSoutheast SE
Al-FashirSun 6:10 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Al-UbayyidSun 6:10 AM866 km538 miles467 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Faya-LargeauSun 4:10 AM910 km566 miles492 nmWest-southwest WSW
KostiSun 6:10 AM991 km616 miles535 nmSoutheast SE
HurghadaSun 5:10 AM998 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
AbéchéSun 4:10 AM1010 km628 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahSun 5:10 AM1124 km699 miles607 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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