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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: 84%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 17:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 54' South, Longitude: 52° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.83 meters/second, 1619.4 km/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.77 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.77 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.8"1006.17 miwest0° 11' 19.2"12.96 minorth1006.28 mi
24 hours10° 46' 05.6"744.75 mieast4° 28' 46.8"307.79 minorth805.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaThu 9:14 PM534 km332 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
MogadishuThu 8:14 PM850 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW
GalkayoThu 8:14 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MoroniThu 8:14 PM1563 km971 miles844 nmSouthwest SW
Dar es SalaamThu 8:14 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmWest-southwest WSW
DjiboutiThu 8:14 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorthwest NW
AdenThu 8:14 PM1724 km1071 miles931 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NairobiThu 8:14 PM1734 km1078 miles937 nmWest W
Addis AbabaThu 8:14 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorthwest NW
DodomaThu 8:14 PM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW

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