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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: 22%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 52' North, Longitude: 13° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"992.06 miwest0° 10' 50.6"12.42 misouth992.38 mi
24 hours11° 42' 56.7"800.74 mieast4° 34' 40.5"314.58 misouth864.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarouaThu 8:18 AM67 km42 miles36 nmNorthwest NW
NgaoundéréThu 8:18 AM173 km108 miles94 nmSouth S
MarouaThu 8:18 AM201 km125 miles108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoundouThu 8:18 AM250 km155 miles135 nmEast E
JalingoThu 8:18 AM271 km168 miles146 nmWest W
MaiduguriThu 8:18 AM337 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaThu 8:18 AM384 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BozoumThu 8:18 AM399 km248 miles215 nmSoutheast SE
BertouaThu 8:18 AM474 km295 miles256 nmSouth S
SarhThu 8:18 AM503 km313 miles272 nmEast E

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