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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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:10:00 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: 85%

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 Saturday, November 3, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 26° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.05 meters/second, 1512.2 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.4"939.30 miwest0° 01' 41.0"1.93 misouth939.39 mi
24 hours11° 36' 34.5"751.40 mieast1° 06' 41.7"76.47 misouth757.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KufraSat 3:10 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNorthwest NW
FadaSat 2:10 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSouthwest SW
Kharga OasisSat 3:10 AM680 km423 miles367 nmNortheast NE
Al-FashirSat 4:10 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth S
Faya-LargeauSat 2:10 AM820 km510 miles443 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuxorSat 3:10 AM850 km528 miles459 nmNortheast NE
KhartoumSat 4:10 AM864 km537 miles466 nmSoutheast SE
Al-UbayyidSat 4:10 AM927 km576 miles501 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbéchéSat 2:10 AM958 km596 miles517 nmSouthwest SW
Al JizahSat 3:10 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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