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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 07:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 48' North
Longitude: 8° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.62 meters/second, 1597.0 km/hour, 992.4 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' 54.4"992.28 miwest0° 10' 51.8"12.44 misouth992.60 mi
24 hours11° 43' 06.3"801.11 mieast4° 35' 04.2"315.05 misouth864.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MakurdiThu 8:38 AM128 km79 miles69 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AbujaThu 8:38 AM202 km126 miles109 nmWest-northwest WNW
KadunaThu 8:38 AM255 km158 miles137 nmNorthwest NW
JalingoThu 8:38 AM262 km163 miles141 nmEast E
ZariaThu 8:38 AM286 km178 miles155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EnuguThu 8:38 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BamendaThu 8:38 AM340 km211 miles184 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KanoThu 8:38 AM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth N
OwerriThu 8:38 AM425 km264 miles230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UyoThu 8:38 AM433 km269 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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