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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 11:48:00 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 11:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 25' South, Longitude: 1° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.80 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.32 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miSouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 24.7"979.11 miWest0° 11' 14.9"12.89 miSouth978.87 mi
24 hours13° 45' 01.5"932.35 miEast4° 07' 47.2"283.90 miSouth967.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:48 AM653 km406 miles353 nmSouthwest SW
São ToméMon 11:48 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 12:48 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast E
LibrevilleMon 12:48 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 11:48 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth N
AccraMon 11:48 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmNorth N
LoméMon 11:48 AM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNorth N
Porto NovoMon 12:48 PM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleMon 12:48 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmEast-northeast ENE
KinshasaMon 12:48 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmEast-northeast ENE

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