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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 12:26:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 39' South, Longitude: 2° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.31 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.3"960.05 miwest0° 09' 05.6"10.42 misouth959.75 mi
24 hours14° 21' 18.0"956.22 mieast3° 05' 50.5"213.00 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
JamestownTue 12:26 PM913 km567 miles493 nmWest W
LuandaTue 1:26 PM1362 km846 miles735 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Tue 2:26 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmEast-southeast ESE
São ToméTue 12:26 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaTue 1:26 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleTue 1:26 PM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleTue 1:26 PM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalaboTue 1:26 PM2244 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YaoundéTue 1:26 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AccraTue 12:26 PM2367 km1471 miles1278 nmNorth N

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