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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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 4° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.70 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"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.5"940.82 miwest0° 02' 41.8"3.09 misouth940.97 mi
24 hours11° 41' 23.5"757.95 mieast1° 31' 15.4"104.63 misouth768.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AgadezSun 5:46 AM560 km348 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
In SalahSun 5:46 AM768 km477 miles414 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NiameySun 5:46 AM794 km494 miles429 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaradiSun 5:46 AM831 km516 miles449 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderSun 5:46 AM898 km558 miles485 nmSoutheast SE
KanoSun 5:46 AM1045 km649 miles564 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OuagadougouSun 4:46 AM1076 km668 miles581 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaSun 5:46 AM1288 km800 miles695 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NdjamenaSun 5:46 AM1488 km925 miles803 nmSoutheast SE
LagosSun 5:46 AM1548 km962 miles836 nmSouth S
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