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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 8:58:00 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 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 57' North, Longitude: 1° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 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' 22.8"1001.03 miWest0° 12' 04.5"13.83 miSouth1001.24 mi
24 hours12° 00' 24.3"828.55 miEast4° 57' 37.2"340.82 miSouth897.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LomeFri 8:58 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth N
AccraFri 8:58 AM269 km167 miles145 nmNorthwest NW
CotonouFri 9:58 AM282 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 9:58 AM301 km187 miles163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 9:58 AM336 km209 miles181 nmNortheast NE
BohiconFri 9:58 AM360 km224 miles194 nmNorth N
AtakpaméFri 8:58 AM399 km248 miles215 nmNorth N
AbeokutaFri 9:58 AM403 km250 miles217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
IbadanFri 9:58 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SavéFri 9:58 AM461 km287 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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