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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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 40' South, Longitude: 15° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.41 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.57 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 28' 00.7"993.94 miwest0° 12' 23.7"14.20 misouth993.83 mi
24 hours13° 05' 49.9"899.85 mieast4° 46' 08.0"327.74 misouth952.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Ascension Island) (St. Helena)Sun 11:52 AM215 km133 miles116 nmSoutheast SE
JamestownSun 11:52 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaSun 11:52 AM1542 km958 miles832 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 11:52 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth N
ConakrySun 11:52 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 11:52 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 11:52 AM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 11:52 AM2048 km1273 miles1106 nmNorth N
RecifeSun 8:52 AM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmWest W
AccraSun 11:52 AM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmNortheast NE
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