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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 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 55' North
Longitude: 1° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.57 meters/second, 1611.3 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' 22.4"1001.14 miwest0° 12' 04.9"13.84 misouth1001.35 mi
24 hours12° 00' 34.3"828.83 mieast4° 57' 43.5"340.96 misouth897.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AccraFri 9:08 AM204 km126 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KumasiFri 9:08 AM314 km195 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeFri 9:08 AM352 km219 miles190 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanFri 9:08 AM363 km226 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
CotonouFri 10:08 AM473 km294 miles255 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoFri 10:08 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNortheast NE
LagosFri 10:08 AM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroFri 9:08 AM567 km352 miles306 nmNorthwest NW
AbeokutaFri 10:08 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNortheast NE
BouakéFri 9:08 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorthwest NW
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