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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: 92%

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 Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 01:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 55' North, Longitude: 7° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.06 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.9"961.76 miwest0° 06' 32.8"7.50 minorth961.51 mi
24 hours11° 20' 17.0"750.46 mieast2° 14' 23.2"154.04 minorth761.55 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 AM31 km19 miles17 nmEast-northeast ENE
ArlitWed 2:20 AM205 km128 miles111 nmNorth N
ZinderWed 2:20 AM370 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiWed 2:20 AM383 km238 miles207 nmSouth S
SokotoWed 2:20 AM502 km312 miles271 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoWed 2:20 AM550 km342 miles297 nmSouth S
ZariaWed 2:20 AM647 km402 miles350 nmSouth S
KadunaWed 2:20 AM707 km440 miles382 nmSouth S
NiameyWed 2:20 AM709 km440 miles383 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiWed 2:20 AM821 km510 miles443 nmSouthwest SW

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