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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: 3%

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 Monday, September 17, 2012 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 41' South, Longitude: 16° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.27 meters/second, 1592.2 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 56.8"989.15 miwest0° 11' 57.8"13.70 misouth988.98 mi
24 hours13° 03' 51.8"893.34 mieast4° 30' 43.3"310.13 misouth939.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalanjeMon 12:52 PM96 km59 miles52 nmSouth S
UígeMon 12:52 PM193 km120 miles104 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaMon 12:52 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest W
HuamboMon 12:52 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth S
LucapaMon 12:52 PM474 km295 miles256 nmEast E
KinshasaMon 12:52 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrazzavilleMon 12:52 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LuenaMon 12:52 PM512 km318 miles276 nmSoutheast SE
TshikapaMon 1:52 PM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-northeast ENE
CabindaMon 12:52 PM584 km363 miles315 nmNorthwest NW

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