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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 07:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' North, Longitude: 11° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.59 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.6"992.20 miwest0° 10' 51.1"12.43 misouth992.52 mi
24 hours11° 43' 01.5"800.96 mieast4° 34' 52.4"314.83 misouth864.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JalingoThu 8:28 AM8 km5 miles4 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GarouaThu 8:28 AM226 km140 miles122 nmEast-northeast ENE
NgaoundéréThu 8:28 AM294 km182 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
MakurdiThu 8:28 AM339 km211 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW
BamendaThu 8:28 AM347 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarouaThu 8:28 AM376 km234 miles203 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaiduguriThu 8:28 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbujaThu 8:28 AM466 km289 miles251 nmWest W
KanoThu 8:28 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
KadunaThu 8:28 AM473 km294 miles256 nmWest-northwest WNW
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