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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 14%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 1° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.40 meters/second, 1499.0 km/hour, 931.5 miles/hour or 809.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.3"931.15 miwest0° 02' 19.2"2.66 misouth931.04 mi
24 hours14° 41' 38.4"951.19 mieast0° 14' 13.3"16.31 misouth950.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 2:46 PM656 km408 miles354 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Thu 4:46 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmEast E
LuandaThu 3:46 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownThu 4:46 PM2489 km1547 miles1344 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméThu 2:46 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaThu 3:46 PM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleThu 3:46 PM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleThu 3:46 PM2639 km1640 miles1425 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AbidjanThu 2:46 PM2881 km1790 miles1556 nmNorth N
GaboroneThu 4:46 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmEast-southeast ESE

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