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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 2:30:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 79%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 35' North, Longitude: 13° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 420.39 meters/second, 1513.4 kilometres/hour, 940.4 miles/hour or 817.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"940.06 miWest0° 02' 12.3"2.53 miNorth939.95 mi
24 hours11° 39' 29.7"755.06 miEast0° 26' 18.8"30.17 miNorth754.58 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Faya-LargeauFri 3:30 AM621 km386 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArlitFri 3:30 AM713 km443 miles385 nmWest-southwest WSW
SabhaFri 4:30 AM717 km445 miles387 nmNorth N
TamanrassetFri 3:30 AM901 km560 miles486 nmWest-northwest WNW
ZinderFri 3:30 AM914 km568 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
NdjamenaFri 3:30 AM946 km588 miles511 nmSouth S
KanoFri 3:30 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliFri 4:30 AM1366 km849 miles737 nmNorth N
AbujaFri 3:30 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyFri 3:30 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmWest-southwest WSW

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