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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: 14%
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 Friday, October 12, 2012 at 06:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 29' North
Longitude: 40° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.2"1000.50 miwest0° 11' 58.5"13.72 misouth1000.73 mi
24 hours11° 58' 06.1"825.39 mieast4° 55' 59.6"338.98 misouth893.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamaFri 9:18 AM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth N
Addis AbabaFri 9:18 AM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Dire DawaFri 9:18 AM600 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuFri 9:18 AM647 km402 miles350 nmEast-southeast ESE
NakuruFri 9:18 AM689 km428 miles372 nmSouthwest SW
HargeisaFri 9:18 AM716 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
NairobiFri 9:18 AM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ali SabiehFri 9:18 AM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LiraFri 9:18 AM832 km517 miles449 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiFri 9:18 AM857 km532 miles463 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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