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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 is currently 420.28 meters/second, 1513.0 kilometres/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 817.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TimbuktuFri 3:30 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TamanrassetFri 4:30 AM679 km422 miles367 nmEast-northeast ENE
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
BamakoFri 3:30 AM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouthwest SW
KanoFri 4:30 AM1366 km849 miles737 nmSoutheast SE
MarrakechFri 3:30 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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