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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: 26%
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 Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 54' South
Longitude: 0° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.09 meters/second, 1508.7 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 26.7"937.24 miwest0° 04' 29.9"5.16 misouth937.03 mi
24 hours14° 16' 10.5"928.28 mieast1° 09' 24.8"79.59 misouth928.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 3:46 PM805 km500 miles435 nmWest-northwest WNW
Windhoek *Thu 5:46 PM1732 km1077 miles935 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaThu 4:46 PM1826 km1134 miles986 nmNortheast NE
São ToméThu 3:46 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 4:46 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 5:46 PM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmSoutheast SE
BrazzavilleThu 4:46 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 4:46 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneThu 5:46 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalaboThu 4:46 PM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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