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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 13:02:00 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 13:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 5° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.10 meters/second, 1544.7 km/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.00 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 24' 42.9"959.58 miwest0° 09' 01.7"10.35 misouth959.28 mi
24 hours14° 22' 02.7"956.62 mieast3° 04' 04.8"210.98 misouth972.10 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 PM25 km16 miles14 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuandaTue 2:02 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-northeast ENE
São ToméTue 1:02 PM2252 km1399 miles1216 nmNortheast NE
AbidjanTue 1:02 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmNorth N
AccraTue 1:02 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LibrevilleTue 2:02 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNortheast NE
YamoussoukroTue 1:02 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth N
MonroviaTue 1:02 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Windhoek *Tue 3:02 PM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmEast-southeast ESE
LomeTue 1:02 PM2540 km1579 miles1372 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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