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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 3:30:00 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: 78%

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 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 0° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.28 meters/second, 1513.0 km/hour, 940.1 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' 57.8"939.82 miWest0° 02' 06.7"2.42 miNorth939.71 mi
24 hours11° 39' 43.0"755.12 miEast0° 23' 59.1"27.50 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
TimbuktuFri 3:30 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DoriFri 3:30 AM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth S
In SalahFri 4:30 AM793 km493 miles428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OuahigouyaFri 3:30 AM803 km499 miles434 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NiameyFri 4:30 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArlitFri 4:30 AM865 km537 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouFri 3:30 AM919 km571 miles496 nmSouth S
KoudougouFri 3:30 AM945 km587 miles510 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fada N'gourmaFri 3:30 AM953 km592 miles514 nmSouth S
AgadezFri 4:30 AM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-southeast ESE

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