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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: 61%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 18:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' South, Longitude: 2° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.14 meters/second, 1519.7 km/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.74 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 26' 26.2"944.05 miwest0° 05' 36.8"6.44 minorth944.34 mi
24 hours13° 07' 07.8"857.69 mieast2° 43' 37.9"187.56 minorth884.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 6:56 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaSun 7:56 PM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 8:56 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 6:56 PM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 7:56 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 7:56 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 7:56 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 8:56 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanSun 6:56 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth N
AccraSun 6:56 PM2736 km1700 miles1478 nmNorth N
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