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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 1:30:00 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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' North, Longitude: 5° 33' 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"961.67 miWest0° 06' 32.1"7.49 miNorth961.42 mi
24 hours11° 20' 21.3"750.48 miEast2° 14' 05.4"153.70 miNorth761.50 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 AM259 km161 miles140 nmEast E
ArlitWed 2:30 AM280 km174 miles151 nmNortheast NE
MaradiWed 2:30 AM415 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoWed 2:30 AM429 km267 miles232 nmSouth S
ZinderWed 2:30 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSoutheast SE
NiameyWed 2:30 AM529 km328 miles285 nmSouthwest SW
KanoWed 2:30 AM633 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriWed 1:30 AM680 km422 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
KandiWed 2:30 AM701 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KadunaWed 2:30 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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