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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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 39' South
Longitude: 2° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.30 meters/second, 1545.5 km/hour, 960.3 miles/hour or 834.5 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' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.1"960.11 miwest0° 09' 05.5"10.42 misouth959.81 mi
24 hours14° 21' 19.4"956.30 mieast3° 05' 47.3"212.95 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
JamestownTue 12:26 PM884 km550 miles478 nmWest W
LuandaTue 1:26 PM1386 km861 miles748 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 2:26 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 12:26 PM1827 km1135 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 1:26 PM1877 km1167 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 1:26 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleTue 1:26 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboTue 1:26 PM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 12:26 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNorth N
YaoundéTue 1:26 PM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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