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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 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 51' North
Longitude: 5° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.60 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.8"1001.21 miwest0° 12' 05.6"13.85 misouth1001.42 mi
24 hours12° 00' 52.2"829.24 mieast4° 57' 54.9"341.18 misouth897.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HarperFri 9:28 AM211 km131 miles114 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanFri 9:28 AM264 km164 miles143 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroFri 9:28 AM336 km208 miles181 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BouakéFri 9:28 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GbarngaFri 9:28 AM527 km328 miles285 nmNorthwest NW
NzérékoréFri 9:28 AM540 km335 miles291 nmNorthwest NW
KumasiFri 9:28 AM569 km354 miles307 nmNortheast NE
KakataFri 9:28 AM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaFri 9:28 AM609 km378 miles329 nmWest-northwest WNW
AccraFri 9:28 AM659 km409 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE

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