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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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:02:00 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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' South, Longitude: 23° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.37 meters/second, 1578.1 km/hour, 980.6 miles/hour or 852.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.34 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 32.0"980.38 miwest0° 11' 21.9"13.02 misouth980.15 mi
24 hours13° 42' 09.2"930.17 mieast4° 11' 22.8"288.02 misouth966.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubumbashiMon 12:02 PM419 km260 miles226 nmEast E
LuenaMon 11:02 AM419 km261 miles226 nmWest W
LucapaMon 11:02 AM438 km272 miles236 nmNorthwest NW
MonguMon 12:02 PM468 km291 miles252 nmSouth S
KitweMon 12:02 PM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mbuji-MayiMon 12:02 PM549 km341 miles296 nmNorth N
NdolaMon 12:02 PM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
TshikapaMon 12:02 PM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KabweMon 12:02 PM637 km396 miles344 nmSoutheast SE
LusakaMon 12:02 PM691 km429 miles373 nmSoutheast SE
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