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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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 41' South
Longitude: 13° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.31 meters/second, 1498.7 km/hour, 931.3 miles/hour or 809.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.0"15.52 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.52 mi
1 hour14° 23' 03.7"931.02 miwest0° 02' 11.7"2.52 misouth930.91 mi
24 hours14° 41' 08.3"950.51 mieast0° 11' 14.2"12.88 misouth950.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownThu 3:36 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmEast-northeast ENE
RecifeThu 12:36 PM2647 km1645 miles1429 nmWest-northwest WNW
MonroviaThu 3:36 PM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroThu 12:36 PM3028 km1882 miles1635 nmWest W
AbidjanThu 3:36 PM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YamoussoukroThu 3:36 PM3186 km1980 miles1720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 4:36 PM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmEast-northeast ENE
Windhoek *Thu 5:36 PM3216 km1998 miles1736 nmEast E
FreetownThu 3:36 PM3227 km2005 miles1742 nmNorth N
São ToméThu 3:36 PM3237 km2011 miles1748 nmNortheast NE
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