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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 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
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
YambioFri 10:08 AM56 km35 miles30 nmEast-northeast ENE
OboFri 8:08 AM201 km125 miles109 nmNorthwest NW
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
MbararaFri 10:08 AM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RuhengeriFri 9:08 AM670 km417 miles362 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GomaFri 9:08 AM676 km420 miles365 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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