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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 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 09:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 09' South, Longitude: 3° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.05 meters/second, 1613.0 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.5"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.8"1002.21 miwest0° 12' 38.7"14.48 misouth1002.27 mi
24 hours12° 27' 28.2"861.61 mieast5° 02' 58.2"346.98 misouth927.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
São ToméSat 9:38 AM375 km233 miles203 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santo António (Príncipe)Sat 9:38 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNortheast NE
Port-GentilSat 10:38 AM567 km353 miles306 nmEast E
LibrevilleSat 10:38 AM663 km412 miles358 nmEast-northeast ENE
BataSat 10:38 AM752 km468 miles406 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboSat 10:38 AM784 km487 miles424 nmNortheast NE
LagosSat 10:38 AM842 km523 miles455 nmNorth N
CotonouSat 10:38 AM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth N
LomeSat 9:38 AM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoSat 10:38 AM853 km530 miles461 nmNorth N
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