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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 12:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 45' South, Longitude: 1° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.66 miWest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 miSouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 02.4"999.72 miWest0° 12' 41.4"14.53 miSouth999.70 mi
24 hours12° 35' 08.2"868.69 miEast4° 57' 47.5"341.05 miSouth929.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSun 12:02 PM742 km461 miles401 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilSun 1:02 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sun 12:02 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleSun 1:02 PM1002 km623 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
AccraSun 12:02 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmNorth N
LoméSun 12:02 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNorth N
Porto NovoSun 1:02 PM1140 km709 miles616 nmNorth N
LagosSun 1:02 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth N
MalaboSun 1:02 PM1164 km723 miles628 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 12:02 PM1173 km729 miles634 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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