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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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 42' South, Longitude: 18° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.37 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 00.0"993.92 miwest0° 12' 23.4"14.19 misouth993.81 mi
24 hours13° 06' 07.8"900.18 mieast4° 45' 55.3"327.53 misouth952.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSun 12:02 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 12:02 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownSun 12:02 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSun 9:02 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmWest W
ConakrySun 12:02 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BissauSun 12:02 PM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmNorth N
AbidjanSun 12:02 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroSun 12:02 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSun 12:02 PM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 9:02 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmWest W
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