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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 phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' South, Longitude: 8° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.65 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 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"0.21 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.8"978.77 miwest0° 11' 13.0"12.85 misouth978.52 mi
24 hours13° 45' 46.9"932.91 mieast4° 06' 48.9"282.79 misouth967.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:16 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AbidjanMon 12:16 PM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MonroviaMon 12:16 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroMon 12:16 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNorth N
AccraMon 12:16 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméMon 12:16 PM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNortheast NE
LomeMon 12:16 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 12:16 PM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Porto NovoMon 1:16 PM2344 km1456 miles1265 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LagosMon 1:16 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNortheast NE
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