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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 13:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 25° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.26 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 850.0 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 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.8"977.97 miwest0° 11' 08.1"12.76 misouth977.72 mi
24 hours13° 47' 41.8"934.40 mieast4° 04' 18.9"279.95 misouth968.07 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RecifeMon 10:26 AM1086 km675 miles586 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorMon 10:26 AM1399 km870 miles756 nmWest W
FortalezaMon 10:26 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-northwest WNW
JamestownMon 1:26 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmEast-southeast ESE
Rio de JaneiroMon 10:26 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmSouthwest SW
BrasiliaMon 10:26 AM2442 km1517 miles1319 nmWest-southwest WSW
São PauloMon 10:26 AM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaMon 1:26 PM2587 km1607 miles1397 nmNortheast NE
FreetownMon 1:26 PM2625 km1631 miles1418 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryMon 1:26 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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