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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 2:46:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 6%

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 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 16° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.97 meters/second, 1515.5 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.4"15.69 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 26.0"941.38 miWest0° 05' 49.9"6.69 miSouth941.13 mi
24 hours14° 43' 49.9"963.61 miEast1° 40' 12.5"114.89 miSouth965.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownWed 2:46 PM1186 km737 miles641 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeWed 11:46 AM2333 km1449 miles1260 nmWest-northwest WNW
SalvadorWed 11:46 AM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmWest-northwest WNW
Rio de JaneiroWed 11:46 AM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmWest-southwest WSW
MonroviaWed 2:46 PM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FortalezaWed 11:46 AM2936 km1824 miles1585 nmWest-northwest WNW
AbidjanWed 2:46 PM3012 km1872 miles1626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownWed 2:46 PM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmNorth N
YamoussoukroWed 2:46 PM3104 km1929 miles1676 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakryWed 2:46 PM3165 km1966 miles1709 nmNorth N

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