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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

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 Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 37' South, Longitude: 5° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.38 meters/second, 1545.8 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.7 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' 46.1"960.29 miwest0° 09' 06.9"10.45 misouth959.99 mi
24 hours14° 21' 01.9"956.14 mieast3° 06' 28.1"213.73 misouth972.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoTue 1:12 PM820 km509 miles443 nmEast E
LuandaTue 1:12 PM1095 km680 miles591 nmNortheast NE
JamestownTue 12:12 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmWest W
Windhoek *Tue 2:12 PM1407 km875 miles760 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaTue 1:12 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 1:12 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNortheast NE
São ToméTue 12:12 PM1766 km1098 miles954 nmNorth N
LibrevilleTue 1:12 PM1813 km1126 miles979 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboTue 1:12 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth N
YaoundéTue 1:12 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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