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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 4° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.69 meters/second, 1514.5 km/hour, 941.1 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 43.5"940.75 miWest0° 02' 41.8"3.09 miSouth940.90 mi
24 hours11° 41' 23.6"757.89 miEast1° 31' 12.9"104.57 miSouth768.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitSun 5:46 AM367 km228 miles198 nmEast-southeast ESE
AgadezSun 5:46 AM540 km335 miles292 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahSun 5:46 AM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameySun 5:46 AM802 km499 miles433 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiSun 5:46 AM820 km510 miles443 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriSun 4:46 AM849 km528 miles459 nmSouthwest SW
TimbuktuSun 4:46 AM878 km545 miles474 nmWest-southwest WSW
ZinderSun 5:46 AM882 km548 miles476 nmSoutheast SE
KanoSun 5:46 AM1034 km642 miles558 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSun 4:46 AM1092 km679 miles590 nmSouthwest SW

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