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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 12:03 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 15, 2012 at 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 37' South, Longitude: 17° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.2"978.38 miwest0° 11' 10.5"12.80 misouth978.14 mi
24 hours13° 46' 47.0"933.72 mieast4° 05' 31.0"281.33 misouth967.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 12:52 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 9:52 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 12:52 PM2117 km1316 miles1143 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 12:52 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorMon 9:52 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmWest W
ConakryMon 12:52 PM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 12:52 PM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 12:52 PM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmNortheast NE
FortalezaMon 9:52 AM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauMon 12:52 PM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth N
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