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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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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 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 28' South, Longitude: 5° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.73 meters/second, 1575.8 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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' 23.8"978.94 miwest0° 11' 14.0"12.87 misouth978.70 mi
24 hours13° 45' 24.3"932.63 mieast4° 07' 18.1"283.35 misouth967.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:02 PM497 km309 miles268 nmSouth S
São ToméMon 12:02 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanMon 12:02 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:02 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 12:02 PM2021 km1256 miles1091 nmNorth N
LuandaMon 1:02 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmEast E
MonroviaMon 12:02 PM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LomeMon 12:02 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleMon 1:02 PM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNortheast NE
Porto NovoMon 1:02 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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