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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

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 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 12' South, Longitude: 29° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.69 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.65 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 28' 57.2"999.08 miwest0° 12' 39.4"14.50 misouth999.04 mi
24 hours12° 37' 30.0"870.94 mieast4° 56' 10.9"339.22 misouth931.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaSun 12:10 PM331 km206 miles179 nmWest W
NatalSun 11:10 AM666 km414 miles360 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSun 11:10 AM739 km459 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 11:10 AM1015 km631 miles548 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 11:10 AM1388 km862 miles749 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 11:10 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmWest W
PraiaSun 1:10 PM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 2:10 PM2283 km1418 miles1233 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 2:10 PM2313 km1437 miles1249 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 2:10 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNortheast NE
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