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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: 61%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 6° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.68 meters/second, 1514.4 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.4"940.78 miwest0° 02' 40.9"3.07 misouth940.92 mi
24 hours11° 41' 24.6"757.93 mieast1° 30' 52.6"104.19 misouth768.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezSun 5:36 AM413 km257 miles223 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaradiSun 5:36 AM771 km479 miles416 nmSouth S
ZinderSun 5:36 AM779 km484 miles421 nmSouth-southeast SSE
In SalahSun 5:36 AM854 km531 miles461 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameySun 5:36 AM899 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoSun 5:36 AM957 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSun 4:36 AM1239 km770 miles669 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaSun 5:36 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmSouth S
NdjamenaSun 5:36 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmSoutheast SE
TripoliSun 6:36 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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