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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 07:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 19' North
Longitude: 27° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.38 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.6 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' 25.9"1000.70 miwest0° 12' 00.4"13.75 misouth1000.92 mi
24 hours11° 58' 48.8"826.40 mieast4° 56' 31.5"339.59 misouth894.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WauFri 10:08 AM374 km232 miles202 nmNorth N
JubaFri 10:08 AM408 km254 miles220 nmEast E
GuluFri 10:08 AM512 km318 miles276 nmEast-southeast ESE
KisanganiFri 9:08 AM520 km323 miles281 nmSouthwest SW
LiraFri 10:08 AM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
KampalaFri 10:08 AM679 km422 miles367 nmSoutheast SE
MalakalFri 10:08 AM707 km439 miles382 nmNortheast NE
KigaliFri 9:08 AM732 km455 miles395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GitaramaFri 9:08 AM736 km457 miles397 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ButareFri 9:08 AM791 km491 miles427 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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