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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 13:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' South, Longitude: 22° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.34 meters/second, 1574.4 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.30 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 26' 18.9"978.08 miwest0° 11' 09.1"12.78 misouth977.84 mi
24 hours13° 47' 17.5"934.03 mieast4° 04' 51.1"280.55 misouth967.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 10:12 AM1463 km909 miles790 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:12 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmWest W
JamestownMon 1:12 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaMon 10:12 AM2023 km1257 miles1093 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 1:12 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:12 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 1:12 PM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:12 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauMon 1:12 PM2699 km1677 miles1457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 1:12 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
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