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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 Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:10:00 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: 91%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 2, 2012 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 29° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.55 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 miles/hour or 815.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.0"938.17 miwest0° 00' 44.3"0.85 minorth938.14 mi
24 hours11° 39' 52.5"754.07 mieast0° 09' 03.5"10.39 misouth754.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AswanFri 2:10 AM522 km325 miles282 nmNortheast NE
Kharga OasisFri 2:10 AM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuxorFri 2:10 AM640 km398 miles346 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KhartoumFri 3:10 AM682 km423 miles368 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HurghadaFri 2:10 AM849 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port SudanFri 3:10 AM850 km528 miles459 nmEast E
Al-UbayyidFri 3:10 AM857 km533 miles463 nmSouth S
FadaFri 1:10 AM899 km558 miles485 nmWest-southwest WSW
Al-FashirFri 3:10 AM899 km559 miles486 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KostiFri 3:10 AM929 km577 miles502 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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