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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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 53' North, Longitude: 3° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.59 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' 22.2"1001.17 miwest0° 12' 05.2"13.84 misouth1001.38 mi
24 hours12° 00' 43.3"829.04 mieast4° 57' 49.2"341.07 misouth897.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AbidjanFri 9:18 AM170 km106 miles92 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KumasiFri 9:18 AM373 km232 miles202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroFri 9:18 AM381 km237 miles206 nmNorth-northwest NNW
AccraFri 9:18 AM407 km253 miles220 nmEast-northeast ENE
BouakéFri 9:18 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HarperFri 9:18 AM474 km295 miles256 nmWest W
LomeFri 9:18 AM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-northeast ENE
AtakpaméFri 9:18 AM650 km404 miles351 nmNortheast NE
TamaleFri 9:18 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CotonouFri 10:18 AM711 km442 miles384 nmEast-northeast ENE
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