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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 4:10:00 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 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 24° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.62 meters/second, 1528.6 km/hour, 949.8 miles/hour or 825.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.83 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miSouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.5"949.56 miWest0° 04' 55.5"5.65 miSouth949.81 mi
24 hours11° 37' 57.0"761.12 miEast2° 23' 20.6"164.30 miSouth783.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FadaMon 5:10 AM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirMon 7:10 AM593 km369 miles320 nmSouth S
KufraMon 6:10 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Faya-LargeauMon 5:10 AM610 km379 miles329 nmWest W
AbéchéMon 5:10 AM706 km439 miles381 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidMon 7:10 AM864 km537 miles467 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumMon 7:10 AM905 km562 miles488 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kharga OasisMon 6:10 AM932 km579 miles503 nmNortheast NE
MongoMon 5:10 AM993 km617 miles536 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaMon 5:10 AM1288 km800 miles696 nmSouthwest SW

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