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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: 96%
Previous phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 32' North
Longitude: 14° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.06 meters/second, 1602.2 km/hour, 995.6 miles/hour or 865.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 33' 08.2"995.51 miwest0° 10' 04.4"11.54 minorth995.36 mi
24 hours10° 48' 43.6"739.67 mieast3° 48' 36.5"261.89 minorth780.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GarouaSat 10:18 PM140 km87 miles76 nmNorthwest NW
MoundouSat 10:18 PM182 km113 miles98 nmEast E
JalingoSat 10:18 PM339 km211 miles183 nmWest W
MaiduguriSat 10:18 PM390 km242 miles210 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NdjamenaSat 10:18 PM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth N
SarhSat 10:18 PM441 km274 miles238 nmEast E
BerbératiSat 10:18 PM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BamendaSat 10:18 PM551 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
YaoundéSat 10:18 PM610 km379 miles329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BimboSat 10:18 PM647 km402 miles349 nmSoutheast SE
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