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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 11:02:00 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 11:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 9° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.05 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.8"979.66 miwest0° 11' 18.0"12.94 misouth979.42 mi
24 hours13° 43' 46.8"931.41 mieast4° 09' 21.7"285.70 misouth967.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 12:02 PM513 km319 miles277 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoMon 12:02 PM612 km380 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
CabindaMon 12:02 PM710 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HuamboMon 12:02 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast-southeast ESE
UígeMon 12:02 PM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pointe-NoireMon 12:02 PM774 km481 miles418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalanjeMon 12:02 PM800 km497 miles432 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieMon 12:02 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MenongueMon 12:02 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
KinshasaMon 12:02 PM1018 km633 miles550 nmNortheast NE
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