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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 03:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 02' North, Longitude: 36° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.44 meters/second, 1528.0 km/hour, 949.4 miles/hour or 825.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"949.17 miwest0° 04' 50.9"5.56 misouth949.41 mi
24 hours11° 38' 05.0"760.95 mieast2° 21' 32.7"162.24 misouth783.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port SudanMon 6:20 AM75 km47 miles40 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JeddahMon 6:20 AM364 km226 miles197 nmNortheast NE
KerenMon 6:20 AM397 km247 miles214 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KassalaMon 6:20 AM399 km248 miles215 nmSouth S
MakkahMon 6:20 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNortheast NE
TeseneyMon 6:20 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth S
AsmaraMon 6:20 AM464 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MendeferaMon 6:20 AM503 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KhartoumMon 6:20 AM596 km371 miles322 nmSouthwest SW
Khamis MushaitMon 6:20 AM624 km388 miles337 nmEast E

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