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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 = Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 12:02:00 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: 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 39' South, Longitude: 30° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miWest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 20.1"1001.79 miWest0° 12' 39.7"14.50 miSouth1001.84 mi
24 hours12° 30' 35.6"864.96 miEast5° 02' 27.7"346.38 miSouth929.68 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 NoronhaSat 10:02 AM306 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
NatalSat 9:02 AM671 km417 miles363 nmSouthwest SW
RecifeSat 9:02 AM844 km525 miles456 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FortalezaSat 9:02 AM896 km556 miles484 nmWest-southwest WSW
SalvadorSat 9:02 AM1511 km939 miles816 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BelémSat 9:02 AM1967 km1223 miles1062 nmWest W
PraiaSat 11:02 AM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSat 12:02 PM2249 km1398 miles1214 nmEast-northeast ENE
BissauSat 12:02 PM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySat 12:02 PM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmEast-northeast ENE

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