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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 12:02:00 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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 42' South, Longitude: 18° 18' 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"993.86 miwest0° 12' 23.4"14.19 misouth993.75 mi
24 hours13° 06' 05.9"900.09 mieast4° 45' 56.6"327.53 misouth952.72 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 PM1662 km1033 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 12:02 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmSoutheast SE
FreetownSun 12:02 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RecifeSun 9:02 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest W
ConakrySun 12:02 PM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanSun 12:02 PM2069 km1286 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
BissauSun 12:02 PM2074 km1288 miles1120 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroSun 12:02 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSun 12:02 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth N
FortalezaSun 9:02 AM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmWest W
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