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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 7:38:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 22%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 07:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' North, Longitude: 9° 15' 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"992.20 miWest0° 10' 51.7"12.44 miSouth992.52 mi
24 hours11° 43' 05.7"801.04 miEast4° 35' 02.9"315.01 miSouth864.55 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 AM142 km88 miles77 nmSouthwest SW
AbujaThu 8:38 AM197 km122 miles106 nmWest W
JalingoThu 8:38 AM232 km144 miles125 nmEast E
KadunaThu 8:38 AM275 km171 miles148 nmNorthwest NW
ZariaThu 8:38 AM302 km187 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
EnuguThu 8:38 AM323 km201 miles175 nmSouthwest SW
BamendaThu 8:38 AM330 km205 miles178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KanoThu 8:38 AM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OwerriThu 8:38 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UyoThu 8:38 AM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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