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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 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 36' North
Longitude: 11° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.37 meters/second, 1513.3 km/hour, 940.3 miles/hour or 817.1 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' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.4"940.08 miwest0° 02' 11.3"2.51 minorth939.97 mi
24 hours11° 39' 32.2"755.13 mieast0° 25' 52.9"29.68 minorth754.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezFri 3:40 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderFri 3:40 AM787 km489 miles425 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiFri 3:40 AM899 km559 miles485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoFri 3:40 AM994 km617 miles536 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NdjamenaFri 3:40 AM1025 km637 miles553 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameyFri 3:40 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaFri 3:40 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TripoliFri 4:40 AM1377 km856 miles743 nmNorth N
OuagadougouFri 2:40 AM1635 km1016 miles883 nmWest-southwest WSW
Valletta *Fri 4:40 AM1726 km1073 miles932 nmNorth N
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