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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 = Friday, October 12, 2012 at 11:28:00 AM.

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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: 12%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 12, 2012 at 11:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 27' North, Longitude: 34° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.77 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.69 miWest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 18.3"1001.51 miWest0° 12' 09.7"13.93 miSouth1001.71 mi
24 hours12° 02' 41.2"831.64 miEast4° 58' 58.9"342.37 miSouth900.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaFri 9:28 AM844 km524 miles456 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FortalezaFri 8:28 AM904 km562 miles488 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RecifeFri 8:28 AM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouth S
BelémFri 8:28 AM1631 km1014 miles881 nmWest-southwest WSW
PraiaFri 10:28 AM1760 km1094 miles951 nmNortheast NE
SalvadorFri 8:28 AM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CayenneFri 8:28 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmWest W
DakarFri 11:28 AM2260 km1404 miles1220 nmNortheast NE
BanjulFri 11:28 AM2273 km1413 miles1228 nmEast-northeast ENE
ParamariboFri 8:28 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmWest W

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