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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: 79%
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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 35' North
Longitude: 13° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 km/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.5"940.12 miwest0° 02' 12.2"2.53 minorth940.01 mi
24 hours11° 39' 29.9"755.12 mieast0° 26' 16.2"30.12 minorth754.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezFri 3:30 AM717 km446 miles387 nmWest-southwest WSW
ZinderFri 3:30 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaFri 3:30 AM950 km591 miles513 nmSouth S
KanoFri 3:30 AM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliFri 4:30 AM1364 km848 miles737 nmNorth N
AbujaFri 3:30 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyFri 3:30 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest-southwest WSW
Valletta *Fri 4:30 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmNorth N
TunisFri 3:30 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorth N
OuagadougouFri 2:30 AM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-southwest WSW
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