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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 8:48:00 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 08:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 59' North, Longitude: 4° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.54 meters/second, 1611.1 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' 23.0"1000.99 miWest0° 12' 04.1"13.82 miSouth1001.21 mi
24 hours12° 00' 15.5"828.34 miEast4° 57' 31.3"340.71 miSouth897.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LagosFri 9:48 AM284 km176 miles153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Benin CityFri 9:48 AM314 km195 miles169 nmNortheast NE
CotonouFri 9:48 AM318 km198 miles172 nmNorthwest NW
Porto NovoFri 9:48 AM319 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port HarcourtFri 9:48 AM341 km212 miles184 nmEast-northeast ENE
AbeokutaFri 9:48 AM359 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OwerriFri 9:48 AM371 km230 miles200 nmEast-northeast ENE
IbadanFri 9:48 AM375 km233 miles202 nmNorth N
LomeFri 8:48 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorthwest NW
BohiconFri 9:48 AM415 km258 miles224 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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