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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 = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 4:36:00 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: 61%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 6° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 420.67 meters/second, 1514.4 kilometres/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 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' 30.6"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"940.71 miWest0° 02' 40.8"3.07 miSouth940.85 mi
24 hours11° 41' 24.7"757.88 miEast1° 30' 49.9"104.13 miSouth768.59 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
ArlitSun 5:36 AM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TamanrassetSun 5:36 AM292 km181 miles158 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AgadezSun 5:36 AM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiSun 5:36 AM769 km478 miles415 nmSouth S
ZinderSun 5:36 AM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NiameySun 5:36 AM914 km568 miles494 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 5:36 AM953 km592 miles514 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TimbuktuSun 4:36 AM1111 km690 miles600 nmWest-southwest WSW
OuagadougouSun 4:36 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaSun 5:36 AM1260 km783 miles680 nmSouth S

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