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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 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 14' North, Longitude: 2° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.17 meters/second, 1527.0 km/hour, 948.8 miles/hour or 824.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.4"948.60 miwest0° 04' 25.4"5.07 minorth948.40 mi
24 hours11° 31' 53.0"753.28 mieast1° 20' 58.1"92.84 minorth755.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitThu 3:30 AM560 km348 miles302 nmEast E
DoriThu 2:30 AM620 km385 miles335 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyThu 3:30 AM634 km394 miles342 nmSouth S
AgadezThu 3:30 AM672 km417 miles363 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuahigouyaThu 2:30 AM791 km491 miles427 nmSouthwest SW
Fada N'gourmaThu 2:30 AM815 km507 miles440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiThu 3:30 AM830 km516 miles448 nmSoutheast SE
OuagadougouThu 2:30 AM854 km530 miles461 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahThu 3:30 AM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth N
KandiThu 3:30 AM902 km560 miles487 nmSouth S
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