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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 08:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 57' North, Longitude: 1° 21' 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"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 22.8"1001.10 miwest0° 12' 04.5"13.83 misouth1001.32 mi
24 hours12° 00' 25.3"828.63 mieast4° 57' 37.7"340.85 misouth897.32 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 AM242 km150 miles130 nmNorth N
AccraFri 8:58 AM247 km154 miles134 nmNorthwest NW
CotonouFri 9:58 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoFri 9:58 AM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosFri 9:58 AM354 km220 miles191 nmNortheast NE
BohiconFri 9:58 AM365 km227 miles197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AtakpaméFri 8:58 AM396 km246 miles214 nmNorth N
AbeokutaFri 9:58 AM418 km260 miles226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiFri 8:58 AM448 km279 miles242 nmNorthwest NW
SavéFri 9:58 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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