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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 5:34:00 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 05:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 51' North, Longitude: 4° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.91 meters/second, 1529.7 km/hour, 950.5 miles/hour or 826.0 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"950.22 miWest0° 05' 03.3"5.80 miSouth950.48 mi
24 hours11° 37' 43.7"761.40 miEast2° 26' 21.0"167.75 miSouth784.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 6:34 AM310 km192 miles167 nmEast E
AgadezMon 6:34 AM428 km266 miles231 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyMon 6:34 AM641 km398 miles346 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoMon 6:34 AM645 km401 miles349 nmSouth S
MaradiMon 6:34 AM656 km408 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriMon 5:34 AM716 km445 miles387 nmSouthwest SW
ZinderMon 6:34 AM738 km459 miles399 nmSoutheast SE
KandiMon 6:34 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouth S
Fada N'gourmaMon 5:34 AM869 km540 miles469 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KanoMon 6:34 AM875 km544 miles473 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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