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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 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' North, Longitude: 0° 53' 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' 57.7"939.88 miwest0° 02' 06.5"2.42 minorth939.77 mi
24 hours11° 39' 43.4"755.18 mieast0° 23' 56.5"27.45 minorth754.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DoriFri 3:30 AM735 km457 miles397 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaFri 3:30 AM797 km495 miles430 nmSouth-southwest SSW
In SalahFri 4:30 AM804 km500 miles434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
NiameyFri 4:30 AM849 km528 miles459 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ArlitFri 4:30 AM892 km554 miles482 nmEast-southeast ESE
OuagadougouFri 3:30 AM916 km569 miles495 nmSouth S
KoudougouFri 3:30 AM940 km584 miles508 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaFri 3:30 AM956 km594 miles516 nmSouth S
AgadezFri 4:30 AM1019 km633 miles550 nmEast-southeast ESE
BamakoFri 3:30 AM1164 km723 miles628 nmSouthwest SW
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