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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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 17:06:00 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: 45%

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 Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 17:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 07' South, Longitude: 7° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.0 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.93 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 27' 11.6"955.49 miwest0° 07' 23.6"8.48 minorth955.84 mi
24 hours12° 44' 39.5"842.56 mieast3° 20' 45.1"230.05 minorth880.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LubangoSun 6:06 PM719 km447 miles388 nmEast-northeast ENE
Walvis Bay *Sun 7:06 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmSoutheast SE
LuandaSun 6:06 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmNortheast NE
Windhoek *Sun 7:06 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamestownSun 5:06 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmWest W
KinshasaSun 6:06 PM1672 km1039 miles903 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrazzavilleSun 6:06 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
São ToméSun 5:06 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth N
LibrevilleSun 6:06 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth N
GaboroneSun 7:06 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmEast-southeast ESE

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