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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: 41%
Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 24' North
Longitude: 15° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.76 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.06 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.4"963.42 miwest0° 07' 12.0"8.25 misouth963.75 mi
24 hours11° 34' 43.0"768.48 mieast3° 15' 28.6"224.01 misouth806.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NdjamenaTue 6:36 AM475 km295 miles257 nmSouth S
MaiduguriTue 6:36 AM557 km346 miles301 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ZinderTue 6:36 AM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-southwest WSW
AgadezTue 6:36 AM786 km488 miles424 nmWest W
SarhTue 6:36 AM868 km539 miles469 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MoundouTue 6:36 AM870 km541 miles470 nmSouth S
KanoTue 6:36 AM882 km548 miles476 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaradiTue 6:36 AM941 km585 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
AbujaTue 6:36 AM1191 km740 miles643 nmSouthwest SW
BanguiTue 6:36 AM1377 km856 miles743 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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