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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 = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 3:00:00 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: 52%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 03:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' North, Longitude: 41° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.37 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.0"949.01 miWest0° 04' 49.1"5.52 miSouth949.26 mi
24 hours11° 38' 08.1"760.89 miEast2° 20' 49.5"161.42 miSouth782.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Khamis MushaitMon 6:00 AM136 km85 miles74 nmSoutheast SE
MakkahMon 6:00 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorthwest NW
JeddahMon 6:00 AM386 km240 miles208 nmNorthwest NW
Port SudanMon 6:00 AM476 km296 miles257 nmWest W
SanaMon 6:00 AM488 km303 miles264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Al HudaydahMon 6:00 AM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KerenMon 6:00 AM501 km311 miles270 nmSouthwest SW
AsmaraMon 6:00 AM506 km314 miles273 nmSouthwest SW
MendeferaMon 6:00 AM554 km345 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
MedinaMon 6:00 AM638 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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