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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 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 55' South, Longitude: 0° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.96 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.6 miles/hour or 859.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.2"988.52 miwest0° 11' 54.3"13.64 misouth988.34 mi
24 hours13° 05' 23.3"894.57 mieast4° 28' 51.4"308.01 misouth940.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 1:02 PM947 km589 miles511 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméMon 1:02 PM1314 km817 miles710 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleMon 2:02 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 2:02 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmEast E
AccraMon 1:02 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 1:02 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeMon 1:02 PM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNorth N
Porto NovoMon 2:02 PM1744 km1083 miles941 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboMon 2:02 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNortheast NE
LagosMon 2:02 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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