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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 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
Faya-LargeauFri 3:30 AM646 km401 miles349 nmEast-southeast ESE
ArlitFri 3:30 AM686 km426 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezFri 3:30 AM717 km446 miles387 nmWest-southwest WSW
MoussoroFri 3:30 AM826 km514 miles446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderFri 3:30 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSouthwest SW
FadaFri 3:30 AM918 km571 miles496 nmEast-southeast ESE
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
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