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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 12:22:00 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 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 12:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 31' South, Longitude: 10° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.62 meters/second, 1575.4 km/hour, 978.9 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"16.31 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.4"978.69 miwest0° 11' 12.6"12.84 misouth978.45 mi
24 hours13° 45' 56.7"933.03 mieast4° 06' 36.4"282.56 misouth967.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:22 PM672 km418 miles363 nmSoutheast SE
MonroviaMon 12:22 PM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 12:22 PM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroMon 12:22 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraMon 12:22 PM2177 km1353 miles1176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 12:22 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmNorth N
São ToméMon 12:22 PM2268 km1410 miles1225 nmNortheast NE
LomeMon 12:22 PM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 12:22 PM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmNorth N
Porto NovoMon 1:22 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNortheast NE
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