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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 03:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 3° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.31 meters/second, 1513.1 km/hour, 940.2 miles/hour or 817.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.1"939.89 miwest0° 02' 08.5"2.46 minorth939.78 mi
24 hours11° 39' 38.9"755.11 mieast0° 24' 43.1"28.34 minorth754.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 4:10 AM416 km258 miles224 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezFri 4:10 AM586 km364 miles316 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahFri 4:10 AM744 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameyFri 4:10 AM810 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoriFri 3:10 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiFri 4:10 AM856 km532 miles462 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderFri 4:10 AM924 km574 miles499 nmSoutheast SE
KanoFri 4:10 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouFri 3:10 AM1083 km673 miles585 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbujaFri 4:10 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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