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

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 43' South
Longitude: 13° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.22 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.2 miles/hour or 859.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 27' 56.2"989.11 miwest0° 11' 57.3"13.69 misouth988.94 mi
24 hours13° 04' 06.1"893.58 mieast4° 30' 26.0"309.82 misouth939.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 1:02 PM60 km37 miles32 nmWest-southwest WSW
CabindaMon 1:02 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-NoireMon 1:02 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HuamboMon 1:02 PM498 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DolisieMon 1:02 PM514 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KinshasaMon 1:02 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleMon 1:02 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LubangoMon 1:02 PM686 km426 miles370 nmSouth S
FrancevilleMon 1:02 PM784 km487 miles423 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 1:02 PM1115 km693 miles602 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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