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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 11:02:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 29' South, Longitude: 3° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.59 meters/second, 1600.5 km/hour, 994.5 miles/hour or 864.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.57 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.8"994.34 miwest0° 12' 25.1"14.22 misouth994.24 mi
24 hours13° 04' 30.2"898.63 mieast4° 47' 03.9"328.81 misouth951.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:02 AM1064 km661 miles575 nmSouth S
AbidjanSun 11:02 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmNorth N
AccraSun 11:02 AM1390 km864 miles751 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 11:02 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroSun 11:02 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorth N
LomeSun 11:02 AM1504 km934 miles812 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Porto NovoSun 12:02 PM1604 km996 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaSun 11:02 AM1614 km1003 miles872 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LagosSun 12:02 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleSun 12:02 PM1660 km1032 miles896 nmEast-northeast ENE

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