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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 = Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 3:36:00 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: 14%

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 Thursday, October 18, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 13° 41' 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' 03.6"930.96 miWest0° 02' 11.8"2.52 miSouth930.85 mi
24 hours14° 41' 09.0"950.46 miEast0° 11' 18.2"12.96 miSouth949.96 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 PM993 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
MonroviaThu 3:36 PM3003 km1866 miles1621 nmNorth N
Rio de JaneiroThu 12:36 PM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmWest W
AbidjanThu 3:36 PM3064 km1904 miles1654 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LuandaThu 4:36 PM3173 km1972 miles1713 nmEast-northeast ENE
YamoussoukroThu 3:36 PM3178 km1974 miles1716 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Windhoek *Thu 5:36 PM3188 km1981 miles1722 nmEast E
São ToméThu 3:36 PM3216 km1999 miles1737 nmNortheast NE
FreetownThu 3:36 PM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmNorth N
AccraThu 3:36 PM3253 km2022 miles1757 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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