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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 5° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.02 meters/second, 1548.1 km/hour, 961.9 miles/hour or 835.9 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' 53.8"961.73 miwest0° 06' 32.0"7.49 minorth961.48 mi
24 hours11° 20' 21.9"750.53 mieast2° 14' 03.0"153.67 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 2:30 AM288 km179 miles156 nmEast E
MaradiWed 2:30 AM427 km266 miles231 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoWed 2:30 AM428 km266 miles231 nmSouth S
NiameyWed 2:30 AM509 km316 miles275 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderWed 2:30 AM527 km327 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
KanoWed 2:30 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriWed 1:30 AM655 km407 miles353 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiWed 2:30 AM690 km429 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KadunaWed 2:30 AM746 km464 miles403 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fada N'gourmaWed 1:30 AM756 km470 miles408 nmSouthwest SW
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