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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 = Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 1:18:00 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: 92%

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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 01:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 8° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miNorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.0"961.79 miWest0° 06' 33.0"7.51 miNorth961.54 mi
24 hours11° 20' 15.3"750.45 miEast2° 14' 29.6"154.16 miNorth761.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 2:18 AM51 km32 miles27 nmWest W
ArlitWed 2:18 AM233 km145 miles126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZinderWed 2:18 AM347 km216 miles188 nmSouth S
MaradiWed 2:18 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 2:18 AM544 km338 miles294 nmSouth S
SokotoWed 2:18 AM548 km341 miles296 nmSouthwest SW
ZariaWed 2:18 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSouth S
KadunaWed 2:18 AM715 km444 miles386 nmSouth S
NiameyWed 2:18 AM778 km484 miles420 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbujaWed 2:18 AM874 km543 miles472 nmSouth S

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