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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: 52%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 57' North, Longitude: 24° 30' 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
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' 55.6"5.65 misouth949.81 mi
24 hours11° 37' 56.9"761.12 mieast2° 23' 23.0"164.35 misouth783.74 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 AM366 km228 miles198 nmWest-southwest WSW
Faya-LargeauMon 5:10 AM582 km362 miles314 nmWest W
KufraMon 6:10 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Al-FashirMon 7:10 AM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth S
AbéchéMon 5:10 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
Al-UbayyidMon 7:10 AM884 km549 miles477 nmSoutheast SE
KhartoumMon 7:10 AM931 km578 miles503 nmEast-southeast ESE
MongoMon 5:10 AM974 km605 miles526 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaMon 5:10 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahMon 6:10 AM1400 km870 miles756 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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