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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:26:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 21' South, Longitude: 3° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.92 meters/second, 1576.5 km/hour, 979.6 miles/hour or 851.2 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' 26.3"979.37 miWest0° 11' 16.4"12.91 miSouth979.13 mi
24 hours13° 44' 25.9"931.90 miEast4° 08' 32.6"284.77 miSouth967.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LuandaMon 12:26 PM1105 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
JamestownMon 11:26 AM1116 km693 miles602 nmWest-southwest WSW
São ToméMon 11:26 AM1342 km834 miles724 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 12:26 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaMon 12:26 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmEast-northeast ENE
BrazzavilleMon 12:26 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalaboMon 12:26 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéMon 12:26 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Mon 1:26 PM1907 km1185 miles1029 nmSoutheast SE
AccraMon 11:26 AM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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