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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 1:20:00 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 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 54' North, Longitude: 7° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.2 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"961.77 miWest0° 06' 32.9"7.51 miNorth961.52 mi
24 hours11° 20' 16.4"750.46 miEast2° 14' 25.4"154.08 miNorth761.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezWed 2:20 AM7 km4 miles4 nmNorth N
ArlitWed 2:20 AM212 km132 miles114 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ZinderWed 2:20 AM360 km224 miles194 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiWed 2:20 AM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoWed 2:20 AM518 km322 miles279 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 2:20 AM547 km340 miles295 nmSouth S
ZariaWed 2:20 AM648 km403 miles350 nmSouth S
KadunaWed 2:20 AM709 km441 miles383 nmSouth S
NiameyWed 2:20 AM733 km456 miles396 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiWed 2:20 AM840 km522 miles453 nmSouthwest SW

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