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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 = Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7:06:00 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: 71%

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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 19:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 20' South, Longitude: 8° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 429.44 meters/second, 1546.0 kilometres/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.01 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.1"960.42 miWest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 miNorth960.79 mi
24 hours12° 27' 34.2"827.15 miEast3° 34' 30.0"245.79 miNorth869.58 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoMon 8:06 PM596 km371 miles322 nmEast-northeast ENE
Opuwo *Mon 9:06 PM637 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
HuamboMon 8:06 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-northeast ENE
Swakopmund *Mon 9:06 PM972 km604 miles525 nmSoutheast SE
Walvis Bay *Mon 9:06 PM992 km616 miles536 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaMon 8:06 PM998 km620 miles539 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Mon 9:06 PM1166 km725 miles630 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownMon 7:06 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmWest W
KinshasaMon 8:06 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleMon 8:06 PM1547 km961 miles835 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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