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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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 47' South, Longitude: 24° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.28 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 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 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.5"993.66 miwest0° 12' 22.7"14.18 misouth993.55 mi
24 hours13° 06' 44.5"900.67 mieast4° 45' 29.1"327.00 misouth953.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Fernando de NoronhaSun 10:26 AM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 9:26 AM1201 km746 miles649 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 9:26 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmWest W
SalvadorSun 9:26 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 12:26 PM2067 km1284 miles1116 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 12:26 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 12:26 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 12:26 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 12:26 PM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSun 12:26 PM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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