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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 3:33 AM
Next phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 21:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 32' North, Longitude: 14° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.07 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
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 33' 08.2"995.45 miwest0° 10' 04.5"11.54 minorth995.30 mi
24 hours10° 48' 43.1"739.62 mieast3° 48' 37.8"261.90 minorth780.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MoundouSat 10:18 PM152 km94 miles82 nmEast E
GarouaSat 10:18 PM165 km103 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
NgaoundéréSat 10:18 PM182 km113 miles98 nmSouthwest SW
MarouaSat 10:18 PM232 km144 miles125 nmNorth N
BozoumSat 10:18 PM308 km192 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
JalingoSat 10:18 PM369 km229 miles199 nmWest W
NdjamenaSat 10:18 PM397 km247 miles214 nmNorth N
MaiduguriSat 10:18 PM402 km249 miles217 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SarhSat 10:18 PM412 km256 miles223 nmEast E
BertouaSat 10:18 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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