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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 11:12:00 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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 18' South, Longitude: 6° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.99 meters/second, 1576.8 km/hour, 979.8 miles/hour or 851.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.33 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 26' 27.1"979.54 miwest0° 11' 17.3"12.93 misouth979.30 mi
24 hours13° 44' 03.1"931.61 mieast4° 09' 01.2"285.32 misouth967.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 12:12 PM752 km467 miles406 nmEast-northeast ENE
LubangoMon 12:12 PM825 km512 miles445 nmEast-southeast ESE
CabindaMon 12:12 PM866 km538 miles468 nmNortheast NE
Pointe-NoireMon 12:12 PM909 km565 miles491 nmNortheast NE
HuamboMon 12:12 PM982 km610 miles530 nmEast E
UígeMon 12:12 PM990 km615 miles535 nmEast-northeast ENE
DolisieMon 12:12 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNortheast NE
KinshasaMon 12:12 PM1211 km753 miles654 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleMon 12:12 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNortheast NE
São ToméMon 11:12 AM1287 km800 miles695 nmNorth N

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