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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 5:26:00 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 6° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.88 meters/second, 1529.6 km/hour, 950.4 miles/hour or 825.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.84 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miSouth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.9"950.16 miWest0° 05' 02.7"5.78 miSouth950.41 mi
24 hours11° 37' 44.9"761.37 miEast2° 26' 03.9"167.42 miSouth784.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 6:26 AM106 km66 miles57 nmEast E
AgadezMon 6:26 AM268 km167 miles145 nmSoutheast SE
MaradiMon 6:26 AM598 km372 miles323 nmSouth S
ZinderMon 6:26 AM624 km388 miles337 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SokotoMon 6:26 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSouth S
NiameyMon 6:26 AM747 km464 miles403 nmSouthwest SW
KanoMon 6:26 AM793 km493 miles428 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriMon 5:26 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouthwest SW
KadunaMon 6:26 AM929 km577 miles502 nmSouth S
KandiMon 6:26 AM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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