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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 7:16:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 03' South, Longitude: 7° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.23 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 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' 27.4"944.25 miWest0° 05' 39.1"6.48 miNorth944.54 mi
24 hours13° 06' 35.6"857.26 miEast2° 44' 26.3"188.48 miNorth884.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 7:16 PM389 km242 miles210 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaSun 8:16 PM2495 km1551 miles1347 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Sun 9:16 PM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméSun 7:16 PM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanSun 7:16 PM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmNorth N
MonroviaSun 7:16 PM2831 km1759 miles1528 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 8:16 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmNortheast NE
AccraSun 7:16 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 7:16 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmNorth N
LomeSun 7:16 PM2941 km1828 miles1588 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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