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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: 6%

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 Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 08:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 54' South, Longitude: 20° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.12 meters/second, 1613.2 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 30.1"1002.28 miwest0° 12' 38.1"14.47 misouth1002.35 mi
24 hours12° 25' 56.8"859.86 mieast5° 03' 09.0"347.16 misouth925.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BoendeSat 9:28 AM68 km42 miles37 nmNorth N
MbandakaSat 9:28 AM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
ImpfondoSat 9:28 AM419 km261 miles226 nmNorthwest NW
KisanganiSat 10:28 AM505 km314 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
OuéssoSat 9:28 AM605 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
TshikapaSat 10:28 AM610 km379 miles330 nmSouth S
BimboSat 9:28 AM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BanguiSat 9:28 AM637 km396 miles344 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mbuji-MayiSat 10:28 AM651 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrazzavilleSat 9:28 AM725 km450 miles391 nmWest-southwest WSW
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