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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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 15:46:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 23%

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 Friday, October 19, 2012 at 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' South, Longitude: 1° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.11 meters/second, 1498.0 km/hour, 930.8 miles/hour or 808.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 23' 42.2"930.52 miwest0° 01' 24.2"1.61 minorth930.59 mi
24 hours14° 15' 33.7"921.75 mieast1° 11' 50.9"82.37 minorth929.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JamestownFri 3:46 PM712 km443 miles385 nmNorthwest NW
Windhoek *Fri 5:46 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast E
LuandaFri 4:46 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
Cape TownFri 5:46 PM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmSoutheast SE
São ToméFri 3:46 PM2507 km1558 miles1353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KinshasaFri 4:46 PM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmNortheast NE
BrazzavilleFri 4:46 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNortheast NE
LibrevilleFri 4:46 PM2631 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GaboroneFri 5:46 PM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmEast-southeast ESE
AbidjanFri 3:46 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmNorth N
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