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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 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' North, Longitude: 21° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.56 meters/second, 1514.0 km/hour, 940.8 miles/hour or 817.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.3"940.51 miwest0° 02' 35.1"2.96 misouth940.65 mi
24 hours11° 41' 31.5"757.84 mieast1° 28' 35.1"101.56 misouth768.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauSun 4:36 AM348 km216 miles188 nmSouthwest SW
FadaSun 4:36 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouth S
KufraSun 5:36 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbéchéSun 4:36 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth S
Al-FashirSun 6:36 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroSun 4:36 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoSun 4:36 AM951 km591 miles513 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaSun 4:36 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumSun 6:36 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairoSun 5:36 AM1474 km916 miles796 nmNortheast NE
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