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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 09:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 10' South, Longitude: 18° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.92 meters/second, 1601.7 km/hour, 995.2 miles/hour or 864.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.59 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.5"995.08 miwest0° 12' 27.6"14.27 misouth994.99 mi
24 hours13° 02' 01.0"896.35 mieast4° 48' 44.6"330.72 misouth950.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TshikapaSun 11:28 AM218 km135 miles118 nmEast E
LucapaSun 10:28 AM326 km203 miles176 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaSun 10:28 AM441 km274 miles238 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrazzavilleSun 10:28 AM447 km278 miles241 nmWest-northwest WNW
UígeSun 10:28 AM448 km278 miles242 nmWest-southwest WSW
MalanjeSun 10:28 AM465 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
Mbuji-MayiSun 11:28 AM525 km326 miles284 nmEast E
LuenaSun 10:28 AM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth S
LuandaSun 10:28 AM686 km426 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
DolisieSun 10:28 AM717 km445 miles387 nmWest-northwest WNW

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