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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: 51%

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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' North, Longitude: 3° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.92 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' 51.0"950.31 miwest0° 05' 03.7"5.80 misouth950.57 mi
24 hours11° 37' 43.3"761.46 mieast2° 26' 27.8"167.89 misouth784.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArlitMon 6:36 AM389 km242 miles210 nmEast E
AgadezMon 6:36 AM499 km310 miles269 nmEast-southeast ESE
NiameyMon 6:36 AM613 km381 miles331 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SokotoMon 6:36 AM660 km410 miles357 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoriMon 5:36 AM665 km413 miles359 nmSouthwest SW
MaradiMon 6:36 AM694 km431 miles375 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ZinderMon 6:36 AM793 km493 miles428 nmSoutheast SE
Fada N'gourmaMon 5:36 AM831 km516 miles449 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KandiMon 6:36 AM857 km532 miles463 nmSouth S
OuahigouyaMon 5:36 AM876 km544 miles473 nmSouthwest SW
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