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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 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' North, Longitude: 14° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.33 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.8 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' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.3"948.98 miwest0° 04' 29.8"5.16 minorth948.77 mi
24 hours11° 31' 32.8"753.20 mieast1° 22' 48.9"94.95 minorth755.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezThu 2:40 AM702 km436 miles379 nmWest-southwest WSW
NdjamenaThu 2:40 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth S
ZinderThu 2:40 AM814 km506 miles439 nmSouthwest SW
MaradiThu 2:40 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSouthwest SW
KanoThu 2:40 AM1001 km622 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaThu 2:40 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmSouthwest SW
NiameyThu 2:40 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmWest-southwest WSW
TripoliThu 3:40 AM1523 km947 miles823 nmNorth N
BanguiThu 2:40 AM1705 km1060 miles921 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YaoundéThu 2:40 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouth S
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