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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: 13%

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 07:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 17' North, Longitude: 25° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.39 meters/second, 1610.6 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 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' 25.7"1000.74 miwest0° 12' 00.9"13.76 misouth1000.96 mi
24 hours11° 58' 57.5"826.60 mieast4° 56' 37.7"339.71 misouth895.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YambioFri 10:18 AM319 km198 miles172 nmEast E
KisanganiFri 9:18 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSouth S
WauFri 10:18 AM465 km289 miles251 nmNortheast NE
BambariFri 8:18 AM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW
JubaFri 10:18 AM675 km420 miles365 nmEast E
GuluFri 10:18 AM769 km478 miles415 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanguiFri 8:18 AM775 km481 miles418 nmWest W
MbararaFri 10:18 AM786 km488 miles424 nmSoutheast SE
RuhengeriFri 9:18 AM786 km488 miles424 nmSoutheast SE
BimboFri 8:18 AM792 km492 miles428 nmWest W
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