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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 = Monday, October 8, 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: 51%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 55' North, Longitude: 18° 29' East

The ground speed is currently 424.71 meters/second, 1528.9 kilometres/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.6 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' 30.7"15.83 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miSouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.7"949.76 miWest0° 04' 58.0"5.69 miSouth950.01 mi
24 hours11° 37' 52.9"761.20 miEast2° 24' 16.5"165.37 miSouth784.06 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
Faya-LargeauMon 5:36 AM128 km80 miles69 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FadaMon 5:36 AM380 km236 miles205 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbéchéMon 5:36 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoussoroMon 5:36 AM622 km386 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KufraMon 6:36 AM767 km477 miles414 nmNortheast NE
NdjamenaMon 5:36 AM839 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SabhaMon 6:36 AM990 km615 miles535 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KanoMon 5:36 AM1314 km817 miles710 nmSouthwest SW
KhartoumMon 7:36 AM1538 km956 miles830 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanguiMon 5:36 AM1610 km1001 miles870 nmSouth S

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