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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 13:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' South, Longitude: 22° 18' 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
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.30 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 18.8"978.07 miwest0° 11' 09.1"12.77 misouth977.82 mi
24 hours13° 47' 19.3"934.05 mieast4° 04' 48.7"280.50 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
RecifeMon 10:12 AM1435 km891 miles775 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:12 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmWest W
JamestownMon 1:12 PM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmEast-southeast ESE
FortalezaMon 10:12 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaMon 1:12 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownMon 1:12 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 1:12 PM2529 km1571 miles1366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:12 AM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmWest-southwest WSW
BissauMon 1:12 PM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanMon 1:12 PM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmNortheast NE

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