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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: 86%

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 Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 01:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' North, Longitude: 17° 06' 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' 23.5"949.07 miwest0° 04' 31.0"5.18 minorth948.86 mi
24 hours11° 31' 28.0"753.18 mieast1° 23' 15.3"95.46 minorth755.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BardaïThu 2:28 AM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth N
Faya-LargeauThu 2:28 AM251 km156 miles135 nmEast-southeast ESE
FadaThu 2:28 AM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroThu 2:28 AM614 km382 miles332 nmSouth S
AbéchéThu 2:28 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSoutheast SE
MongoThu 2:28 AM790 km491 miles426 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaThu 2:28 AM811 km504 miles438 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AgadezThu 2:28 AM995 km618 miles537 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitThu 2:28 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest W
KanoThu 2:28 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouthwest SW
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