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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 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' North, Longitude: 16° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.37 meters/second, 1527.7 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"949.05 miwest0° 04' 30.7"5.17 minorth948.85 mi
24 hours11° 31' 28.7"753.19 mieast1° 23' 10.9"95.37 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 2:30 AM244 km151 miles132 nmNorth N
Faya-LargeauThu 2:30 AM295 km183 miles159 nmEast-southeast ESE
FadaThu 2:30 AM569 km353 miles307 nmEast-southeast ESE
MoussoroThu 2:30 AM611 km380 miles330 nmSouth S
AbéchéThu 2:30 AM742 km461 miles400 nmSoutheast SE
NdjamenaThu 2:30 AM798 km496 miles431 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MongoThu 2:30 AM803 km499 miles433 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AgadezThu 2:30 AM946 km588 miles511 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArlitThu 2:30 AM973 km605 miles526 nmWest W
ZinderThu 2:30 AM1007 km626 miles544 nmSouthwest SW
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