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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 8:38:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 13%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 08:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' North, Longitude: 6° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 447.52 meters/second, 1611.1 kilometres/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 23.4"1000.96 miWest0° 12' 03.7"13.82 miSouth1001.18 mi
24 hours12° 00' 06.6"828.14 miEast4° 57' 25.4"340.59 miSouth896.81 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HarcourtFri 9:38 AM106 km66 miles57 nmNortheast NE
OwerriFri 9:38 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WarriFri 9:38 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UyoFri 9:38 AM198 km123 miles107 nmNortheast NE
LubaFri 9:38 AM240 km149 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
AsabaFri 9:38 AM243 km151 miles131 nmNorth N
MalaboFri 9:38 AM259 km161 miles140 nmEast E
Benin CityFri 9:38 AM273 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santo António (Príncipe)Fri 8:38 AM284 km177 miles153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EnuguFri 9:38 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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