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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 is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Monday, October 15, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' South, Longitude: 14° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.17 meters/second, 1577.4 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.34 miwest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 misouth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 26' 29.4"980.00 miwest0° 11' 19.5"12.97 misouth979.77 mi
24 hours13° 43' 09.6"931.01 mieast4° 10' 08.2"286.61 misouth966.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HuamboMon 11:38 AM204 km127 miles110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalanjeMon 11:38 AM252 km157 miles136 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 11:38 AM310 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UígeMon 11:38 AM398 km247 miles215 nmNorth N
LubangoMon 11:38 AM434 km270 miles234 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MenongueMon 11:38 AM499 km310 miles269 nmSoutheast SE
LuenaMon 11:38 AM566 km352 miles306 nmEast E
CabindaMon 11:38 AM685 km426 miles370 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KinshasaMon 11:38 AM763 km474 miles412 nmNorth N
BrazzavilleMon 11:38 AM769 km478 miles415 nmNorth N
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