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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 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 13' South
Longitude: 29° 43' 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"999.14 miwest0° 12' 39.4"14.50 misouth999.11 mi
24 hours12° 37' 31.3"871.02 mieast4° 56' 10.1"339.22 misouth931.17 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 PM301 km187 miles163 nmWest W
NatalSun 11:10 AM637 km396 miles344 nmWest-southwest WSW
RecifeSun 11:10 AM715 km444 miles386 nmSouthwest SW
FortalezaSun 11:10 AM986 km612 miles532 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 11:10 AM1366 km849 miles738 nmSouthwest SW
BelémSun 11:10 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmWest W
PraiaSun 1:10 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 2:10 PM2307 km1433 miles1245 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 2:10 PM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
BrasiliaSun 11:10 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmSouthwest SW
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