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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 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 6° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.09 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.00 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.9"959.64 miwest0° 09' 01.5"10.35 misouth959.34 mi
24 hours14° 22' 04.1"956.70 mieast3° 04' 01.6"210.94 misouth972.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownTue 1:02 PM48 km30 miles26 nmEast-southeast ESE
LuandaTue 2:02 PM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméTue 1:02 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 1:02 PM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmNorth N
AccraTue 1:02 PM2442 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 2:02 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNortheast NE
MonroviaTue 1:02 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmNorth-northwest NNW
YamoussoukroTue 1:02 PM2496 km1551 miles1348 nmNorth N
LomeTue 1:02 PM2550 km1584 miles1377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Tue 3:02 PM2553 km1586 miles1379 nmEast-southeast ESE
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