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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 12:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, October 22, 2012 at 3:33 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 36' South, Longitude: 6° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.39 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"960.24 miwest0° 09' 07.1"10.45 misouth959.94 mi
24 hours14° 21' 00.5"956.06 mieast3° 06' 31.5"213.78 misouth972.12 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 PM791 km492 miles427 nmEast E
LuandaTue 1:12 PM1073 km667 miles580 nmNortheast NE
JamestownTue 12:12 PM1273 km791 miles688 nmWest W
Windhoek *Tue 2:12 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmSoutheast SE
KinshasaTue 1:12 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 1:12 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmNortheast NE
São ToméTue 12:12 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth N
LibrevilleTue 1:12 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboTue 1:12 PM2160 km1342 miles1167 nmNorth N
YaoundéTue 1:12 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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