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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 14, 2012 at 12:12:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 44' South, Longitude: 20° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.34 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 993.9 miles/hour or 863.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.56 miWest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 miSouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 27' 59.3"993.78 miWest0° 12' 23.2"14.19 miSouth993.66 mi
24 hours13° 06' 22.0"900.33 miEast4° 45' 45.3"327.31 miSouth952.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeSun 9:12 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 12:12 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 12:12 PM1876 km1165 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 12:12 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 12:12 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 9:12 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 9:12 AM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauSun 12:12 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 12:12 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmNortheast NE
BanjulSun 12:12 PM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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