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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 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 03' North, Longitude: 8° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.51 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 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 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.7"1001.00 miwest0° 12' 03.4"13.81 misouth1001.21 mi
24 hours11° 59' 58.6"828.01 mieast4° 57' 20.3"340.52 misouth896.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalaboFri 9:28 AM39 km24 miles21 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DoualaFri 9:28 AM121 km75 miles66 nmEast E
UyoFri 9:28 AM133 km82 miles72 nmNorthwest NW
Port HarcourtFri 9:28 AM197 km122 miles106 nmWest-northwest WNW
OwerriFri 9:28 AM236 km147 miles127 nmNorthwest NW
BamendaFri 9:28 AM271 km169 miles146 nmNortheast NE
BataFri 9:28 AM274 km170 miles148 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EnuguFri 9:28 AM292 km182 miles158 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 8:28 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YaoundéFri 9:28 AM324 km201 miles175 nmEast E
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