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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 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 44' South, Longitude: 20° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.33 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"16.57 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 27' 59.3"993.84 miwest0° 12' 23.2"14.19 misouth993.72 mi
24 hours13° 06' 23.7"900.42 mieast4° 45' 44.0"327.31 misouth952.94 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 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmWest W
MonroviaSun 12:12 PM1832 km1139 miles989 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 12:12 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 12:12 PM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmEast-southeast ESE
ConakrySun 12:12 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaSun 9:12 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 9:12 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauSun 12:12 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSun 12:12 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroSun 12:12 PM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmNortheast NE
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