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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 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' North, Longitude: 5° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.21 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 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' 22.6"948.69 miwest0° 04' 26.6"5.09 minorth948.49 mi
24 hours11° 31' 48.2"753.26 mieast1° 21' 24.7"93.34 minorth755.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitThu 3:18 AM257 km160 miles139 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezThu 3:18 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiThu 3:18 AM672 km418 miles363 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoThu 3:18 AM683 km424 miles369 nmSouth S
NiameyThu 3:18 AM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderThu 3:18 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSoutheast SE
DoriThu 2:18 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
KanoThu 3:18 AM883 km549 miles477 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahThu 3:18 AM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KandiThu 3:18 AM923 km573 miles498 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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