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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 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 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° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.15 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' 26.3"944.13 miwest0° 05' 36.9"6.44 minorth944.42 mi
24 hours13° 07' 06.1"857.72 mieast2° 43' 40.7"187.62 minorth884.55 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 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorthwest NW
LuandaSun 7:56 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 8:56 PM2110 km1311 miles1140 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 6:56 PM2390 km1485 miles1290 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 7:56 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaSun 7:56 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleSun 7:56 PM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownSun 8:56 PM2673 km1661 miles1444 nmSoutheast SE
AbidjanSun 6:56 PM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmNorth N
AccraSun 6:56 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth N
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