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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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 47' South, Longitude: 24° 21' 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"993.72 miwest0° 12' 22.7"14.18 misouth993.61 mi
24 hours13° 06' 46.1"900.76 mieast4° 45' 27.8"327.00 misouth953.12 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 AM949 km590 miles512 nmWest-northwest WNW
RecifeSun 9:26 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmWest W
FortalezaSun 9:26 AM1613 km1002 miles871 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorSun 9:26 AM1694 km1052 miles914 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaSun 12:26 PM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNortheast NE
FreetownSun 12:26 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNortheast NE
ConakrySun 12:26 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownSun 12:26 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmEast-southeast ESE
BissauSun 12:26 PM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BanjulSun 12:26 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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