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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 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 39' South, Longitude: 19° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.39 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 miles/hour or 850.2 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' 19.5"978.26 miwest0° 11' 09.8"12.79 misouth978.01 mi
24 hours13° 47' 03.1"933.92 mieast4° 05' 10.0"280.93 misouth967.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownMon 1:02 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmEast-southeast ESE
RecifeMon 10:02 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:02 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmWest W
MonroviaMon 1:02 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaMon 10:02 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmWest-northwest WNW
FreetownMon 1:02 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 1:02 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 1:02 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroMon 1:02 PM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmNortheast NE
BissauMon 1:02 PM2643 km1643 miles1427 nmNorth N
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