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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:02:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 35' South, Longitude: 8° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.45 meters/second, 1546.0 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.01 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.8"960.37 miWest0° 09' 08.1"10.47 miSouth960.07 mi
24 hours14° 20' 47.8"955.95 miEast3° 07' 00.5"214.34 miSouth972.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoTue 1:02 PM534 km332 miles289 nmEast E
HuamboTue 1:02 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuandaTue 1:02 PM903 km561 miles487 nmNortheast NE
MenongueTue 1:02 PM987 km613 miles533 nmEast E
Windhoek *Tue 2:02 PM1184 km735 miles639 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaTue 1:02 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleTue 1:02 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JamestownTue 12:02 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmWest W
LibrevilleTue 1:02 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth N
São ToméTue 12:02 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmNorth N

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