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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 = Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:28:00 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: 86%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' North, Longitude: 17° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.38 meters/second, 1527.8 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.82 miWest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 miNorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.7"949.01 miWest0° 04' 31.1"5.18 miNorth948.81 mi
24 hours11° 31' 27.4"753.13 miEast1° 23' 17.8"95.50 miNorth755.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauThu 2:28 AM227 km141 miles123 nmSoutheast SE
BardaïThu 2:28 AM244 km151 miles132 nmNorth N
FadaThu 2:28 AM496 km308 miles268 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroThu 2:28 AM618 km384 miles333 nmSouth S
AbéchéThu 2:28 AM695 km432 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MongoThu 2:28 AM784 km487 miles423 nmSouth S
NdjamenaThu 2:28 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezThu 2:28 AM1023 km636 miles552 nmWest-southwest WSW
KanoThu 2:28 AM1236 km768 miles667 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaThu 2:28 AM1544 km960 miles834 nmSouthwest SW

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