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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 12:52:00 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 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 12:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 37' South, Longitude: 17° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.6 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' 20.3"978.33 miwest0° 11' 10.5"12.80 misouth978.08 mi
24 hours13° 46' 45.1"933.63 mieast4° 05' 33.4"281.35 misouth967.77 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 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 9:52 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 12:52 PM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 12:52 PM2267 km1408 miles1224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SalvadorMon 9:52 AM2317 km1439 miles1251 nmWest W
ConakryMon 12:52 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmNorth N
AbidjanMon 12:52 PM2376 km1477 miles1283 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 12:52 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 9:52 AM2510 km1559 miles1355 nmWest-northwest WNW
BissauMon 12:52 PM2603 km1617 miles1405 nmNorth N
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