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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 11:52:00 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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 26' South, Longitude: 2° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.78 meters/second, 1576.0 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' 24.4"979.06 miwest0° 11' 14.6"12.88 misouth978.82 mi
24 hours13° 45' 08.1"932.43 mieast4° 07' 38.8"283.75 misouth967.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 11:52 AM590 km367 miles319 nmSouth-southwest SSW
São ToméMon 11:52 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNortheast NE
LuandaMon 12:52 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmEast E
AbidjanMon 11:52 AM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth N
LibrevilleMon 12:52 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmNortheast NE
AccraMon 11:52 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth N
LomeMon 11:52 AM1992 km1238 miles1075 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 11:52 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth N
Porto NovoMon 12:52 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosMon 12:52 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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