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

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 40' South
Longitude: 16° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.40 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' 00.6"994.00 miwest0° 12' 23.7"14.20 misouth993.89 mi
24 hours13° 05' 51.7"899.94 mieast4° 46' 06.7"327.74 misouth952.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownSun 11:52 AM1531 km951 miles827 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaSun 11:52 AM1553 km965 miles839 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 11:52 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth N
ConakrySun 11:52 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 11:52 AM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 11:52 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 11:52 AM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmNorth N
RecifeSun 8:52 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmWest W
BanjulSun 11:52 AM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth N
AccraSun 11:52 AM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
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