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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: 78%

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 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 1° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.30 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"15.67 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 58.0"939.92 miwest0° 02' 07.4"2.44 minorth939.81 mi
24 hours11° 39' 41.2"755.17 mieast0° 24' 19.8"27.90 minorth754.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitFri 4:20 AM648 km403 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
In SalahFri 4:20 AM735 km457 miles397 nmNorth N
DoriFri 3:20 AM748 km465 miles404 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyFri 4:20 AM789 km490 miles426 nmSouth S
AgadezFri 4:20 AM791 km491 miles427 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuahigouyaFri 3:20 AM885 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaFri 3:20 AM955 km593 miles516 nmSouth S
OuagadougouFri 3:20 AM970 km602 miles524 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiFri 4:20 AM986 km613 miles532 nmSoutheast SE
KoudougouFri 3:20 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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